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Harry E. "Bud" Roberts

June 6, 1946 - May 24, 2017

Harry E. “Bud” Roberts Jr. 70, of Petersburg, died at 2:20 pm, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
at Memorial Medical Center. He was born June 6, 1946 in Springfield to Harry and Freda Pearl Mckee Roberts. He Married Diana Hayden on November 23, 1968 and she survives.

Also surviving are two daughters; Amy (Todd) Henry of Chatham and Jill (Christie) Miller-Roberts of Bloomington; One grandson; Jacob Black. One sister, Donna (Earl) Rhodes, and two nephews; Gary (Kimberly) Rigney and Robin Rigney all of Springfield.

Preceding Bud in death are his parents.

Bud was a 48 year resident of Petersburg IL. He retired as a Chief Warrant Officer IV with the United States Army National Guard after 30 years of service. Bud previously had worked as a photographer for the State Journal Register. After retirement, he worked part-time for Comcast.
Bud had many hobbies, which included collecting coins, professional photography, building RC cars and airplanes. He was an avid golfer, and was a proud member of the Shambolee Golf Course in Petersburg, IL.

Visitation: 5-7 pm, Thursday, June, 1, 2017 at Staab Funeral Home- Springfield.

Graveside Service: 10 am, Friday, June 2, 2017 at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Protective League.

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, June 2, 2017

Time: 10:00 am

Camp Butler National Cemetery


5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Protective League.

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