Visitation services for Gary L. “Hippie” Roberson, 67, will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at South Fork Church, South Fork, Missouri, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
Gary L. “Hippie” Roberson passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at his home. He is the son of the late Joe Roberson and mother Pearl Claude Leininger. He was born March 18, 1945 in West Plains, Missouri.
He is survived by his wife, Jane, of the family home; three children, Thomas Roberson and wife, Debbie of West Plains, Missouri, Debbie Upton of West Plains, Missouri, and Joe Roberson and wife, Trina of West Plains, Missouri; one sister of the state of Maine; two sisters and two brothers of the state of Illinois; nine grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his father; his mother, and a grandson, Jason Spurling.
He was a member of the South Fork Church, South Fork, Missouri. He retired after twenty-five years at DRS. He loved anything outdoors and tinkering in his shop. He was a loving husband, dad and grandpa, and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.