Keith Roberds, 64, Pittsburg

  • Keith Roberds, 64, Pittsburg
    Keith Roberds, 64, Pittsburg

Keith Marine Roberds, 64, of rural Pittsburg, died at 8 p.m. Sunday, February 14, 2021 at his home.

Born March 22, 1956, at Pittsburg, Keith was the son of Dale G. and Lois L. (Black) Roberds. He graduated from Columbus Unified High School and later from NEO A&M in Miami, Okla.

Keith was united in marriage January 21, 1987, to Linda McKee at the home of his parents. They later were divorced.

Keith was a farmer, farming for the Roberds’ Family Farm.

When he wasn’t farming, Keith was an avid hunter and fisherman, spending many days and weekends down by the river. As a child, he developed a love of bird watching which he carried into his adult life. He also loved playing darts.

Keith is survived by a daughter, Rachel Roberds of Thornton, Colo.; his father, Dale Roberds of rural Pittsburg; two sisters, Diana Turnbull and (husband, Dave) of rural Pittsburg and Glenna Jenkins (husband, Dave) of St. Petersburg, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

Dale was preceded in death by his mother, Lois and his ex-wife, Linda.

A visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday February 21 at the Brenner Mortuary. In respect for the family, we are asking everyone to wear face coverings and practice social distancing. A Private family graveside will take place at a later date in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. According to his wishes, Keith has been cremated

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Kansas Wildlife Federation. These may be left at or mailed to the Brenner Mortuary, 114 E. 4th St., Pittsburg, KS 66762. Friends may leave condolences online at Arrangements are under the direction of Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg.