OBITUARY: Glen Lee Roberts

Glen Lee Roberts

Mr. Glen Lee Roberts, age 91 of Cedar Hill, died Friday, November 19, 2021 at NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield.

Glen was born on June 29, 1930 in Murray, Kentucky to the late Holland and Clydie Green Roberts. He was a true servant of God, living his life with the utmost integrity and honesty. He was also a Gideon for the past 57 years. Glen and his late wife Donna were happily married for 63 years at the time of her death in 2017. He served his country in the United States Air Force, retiring as a 1st Lieutenant. After leaving the military he obtained his pilot’s license. He was past president of many corporations over the years in the automotive and mobile home industries. He considered his greatest accomplishment to be starting his first business at age 24. He was a businessman by day and farmer by night. He was most especially passionate about his cows.

Glen is survived by a son, Joseph Roberts of North Webster, Indiana; daughters, Connie (William) Rushing of Murray, Kentucky and Lisa Short of Nashville; grandchildren, Donna, Matthew, Suzanne, and Hannah.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the Austin & Bell Funeral Home with Brother Dan Worrell, Mel Carr, and Carl Turner officiating. The family will receive friends at the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield Tuesday, from 12:00 pm until the hour of service at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow in the Heads Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be, Mel Carr, Carl Turner, Kelvin Penuel, Bill Simmons, James Walker, and Dan Scott. Honorary pallbearers will be the Gideons International members.

The family request that memorial contributions be made to the Gideons International. All donations may be sent care of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home. AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.


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