Clayton Franklin Roberts, 69, of Gardner, KS, formerly of Eudora, KS passed away April 11, 2017. Private family services at a later date. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Clayton was born Dec. 18, 1947 in Kansas City, KS to Louise (Claycomb) and Cecil Roberts, Sr. He grew up in Kansas City, KS where he graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1965. Clayton lived in Eudora for 20 years and moved to Gardner one year ago. He married Pamela Walker on May 6, 2010 in Lawrence, KS. Clayton was a maintenance supervisor for Colgate in Kansas City, KS for 12 years. He did a lot of cowboying; loved his horses and farming. Clayton enjoyed watching and reading Westerns and working Sudoku magazines. He loved people and will be missed by family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Clayton Roberts, Jr.; first wife, Renee Blann Roberts, who passed in 1992; granddaughter, Erika Jaremko and sister, Mary Louise Roberts. Clayton is survived by his wife, Pamela, of the home; son, Clinton and wife Michelle Roberts, Olathe, KS; daughter, Stephanie Post, Olathe, KS; seven grandchildren: Jordan McDermott Roberts, C.J. Roberts, Payton Roberts, Kali Muren, Aaliyah Jaremko, Kennedy Atterbury and Rylie Atterbury; great-granddaughter, Nataleigh Boyce; siblings: Cecil Roberts, Jr., Paola, KS, Marge Stierly, Linwood, KS, James Roberts, Olathe, KS, Elizabeth Biggs, Gardner, KS and David Roberts, Olathe, KS.