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Dennis D. Roberts, 81, of Geneseo, Illinois, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2022 at Illini Restorative Care in Silvis. Cremation has been accorded and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions can be left to the Colona United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be left at www.petersonwallinknox.com.

He was born November 8, 1940 in Galesburg, IL to Virgil and Gertrude Nelson Roberts. Dennis married Barbara McCurdy July 24, 1960 in Viola.

Dennis graduated from Winola High School and professional trade school in Minneapolis. He was a rate clerk in the trucking industry.

He was a devoted family man and a man of faith. Dennis wasa a member of Colona United Methodist Church and National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. Dennis enjoyed gardening and restoring antique clocks.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara; three sons, Barry (Donna) Roberts of Fairhope, Alabama, Curtiss (Renee) Roberts of Chandler, Arizona; Todd (Amy) Roberts of Herriman, Utah; grandchildren, Dale, Allison, Erin, Tanya, Vernon, Anya, Nate, Kaylee, Cole, Alex, Sveta; one great grandchild, Hunter; one nephew, Larry (Jean) Roberts of Woodhull, Illinois and one niece, Lori Roberts of Rock Island, Illinois.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Larry Roberts.

Posted online on November 10, 2022

Published in Geneseo Republic