Warren G. Roberson

Friday, November 27, 2009

Warren G. Roberson, 87, of Canton, Ill. died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009 at the Graham Hospital in Canton.

He was born Oct. 7, 1922 in Orion Township, Fulton County, Ill. to Richard Vern and Mabel Shover Roberson. He married H. Berniece Meyer on Dec. 31, 1946 in Orion Twp. She preceded him in death on May 1, 2000.

Mr. Roverson worked for Caterpillar tractor in Peoria, Ill. as a tool designer, retiring in 1983. He was a member of White Chapel United Methodist Church, the Odd Fellows Lodge, the Civic Singers and the Fulton County Couples Club.

He served in the US Marine Corps, serving in the South Pacific.

Surviving are two children, Damon (Francie) Roberson of Canton and Cozette (Brent) McColgin of Bainbridge; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the White Chapel United Methodist Church in rural Canton with the Rev. James Reed officiating. Burial with military honors will be at Greenwood Cemetery.

Calling will be held at the Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton from 5 to 7 p.m. today.

Memorials may be made to his church.

Online condolences may be posted at www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com