Richard LeRoy Roberts Jr.

Richard LeRoy Roberts Jr, 65, Lawrence, passed away on October 13th, 2021 at LMH Health after a long fight with cancer. He was the husband of Myrl Fewins-Roberts. They shared 26 years of marriage together.

Born in Lawrence, KS, he was the son of Richard Sr and Martha Roberts. Richard was the owner of Midwest Billiards. He was also a long time employee of Schlumberge.

Richard is survived by his wife, Myrl Fewins-Roberts; a daughter Raegan Roberts (Sean Galloway); two granddaughters, Brianna Brown and Scarlett Galloway.

Other survivors include his mother, Martha Roberts and father, Richard Roberts Sr; a sister, Diane Roberts.

There will be a visitation on Wednesday, October 20th at 5 pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be Thursday, October 21st at 1 pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurses Association.

Messages & Condolences

From Kelly Snapp...

Thinking of you during this difficult time.

From Sheila Ward...

Prayers to Myrl and Diane and the family! So many fun memories of Richard when he coached my softball team and fun times at the West Coast Saloon!

From Donita Bouton...

I have a lot of fond memories playing flag football , softball and hide and seek in the neighborhood growing up with Richard and Diane. My sincere condolences to all the family
Donita Bouton and family

From Janice Rake...

Peace be with you and may the warmth of memories comfort you.

From Ivan and Gloria Ray...

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

From Linda Votaw...

My thoughts are with the family.
I remember when Richard and Diane rode our school bus! I’ve known the family and Richard for a very long time. Prayers to everyone.

From Beverly Votaw Gardner...

So sorry for your loss. Thinking of the family. Lots of memories of when we was younger.

From Jody Mitts...

Myrl, My heart and prayers are with you and your family. May your loving memories and Gods Grace help you all through this sad time

From Teresa Ferguson...

My sincere condolences to His families I’m so sorry for you loss. He fought so hard,

From Eva Dresch...

Prayers and Thoughts for your I love you all he will be missed

From John seele...

Prayers to the family
He will be missed

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