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Kenneth Roberson

July 31, 1936 ~ February 2, 2020 (age 83)


Kenneth “Shorty” Roberson of Bruceville, passed away early Sunday morning Feb. 2, 2020, at the age of 83.  At his request, there will not be any services. 

Mr. Roberson was born July 31, 1936, in Bruceville, Texas, the son of the late Joseph Arnold and Mattie Louise (Haddock) Roberson and was a 1955 graduate of Lorena High School.  Following his high school graduation, he served his country in the United States Navy until his honorable discharge in 1958.  On August 7, 1959, he married the former Jackie McNeely at Bruceville Baptist Church in Bruceville. For thirty-seven years, Kenneth was employed by Lehigh Portland Cement Plant.  He was instrumental with the construction of I-35 and Lake Waco as a heavy equipment operator. 

Also preceding him in death was a son, Randy Roberson and a brother, Jerry Roberson.

Survivors include his wife of sixty years, Jackie; two sons, Kenny Ray Roberson and wife Yvonne, Keith Lynn “Rooster” Roberson and wife Valorie; a brother, Curtis Roberson and wife Diane; two sisters, Shirley Landon and husband Bob, Mary Glatter and husband Ronnie; two granddaughters, Crystal Bell, Kayla Roberson; two great grandsons, Ross Bell and Rooney Bell.

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