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Kenneth Roberts

April 12, 1965 — July 28, 2023


Kenneth Roberts


Kenneth Roberts, 58, of Knottsville, passed away Friday, July 28, 2023 at his home.  He was born April 12, 1965 in Daviess County to the late Samuel and Dorothy Payne Roberts.  Kenny was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church where he has been a eucharistic minister and the Knights of Columbus Council #16125 in Knottsville.  He was retired from the U. S. Army Reserves and also served active duty in the U. S. Air Force.  Since retiring, Kenny kept busy working at Commonwealth in Lewisport.  He loved cookouts with the family at the house and seeing his grandchildren.  He loved going to the beach and deep sea fishing and attending the annual “Buddy Walk” with his daughter Paige for the Green River Area Down Syndrome Association.  Kenny was also preceded in death by his sister, Susan Roberts Nicolas.

Surviving are his wife of 36 years, Kathy Higdon Roberts; his children, Logan (Julia) Roberts of Hopkinsville, Brett (Cole) Lanham of Summerville, South Carolina, Jonah Roberts (Morgan Merritt) of Philpot, and Paige Roberts living at home; six grandchildren, Aurora and Finnigan Roberts, Emmet Roberts, Ezekiel and Baylor Lanham, and Abram Roberts; his brother, Shawn (Michelle) Roberts of Owensboro; and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM Thursday, August 3, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.  Burial will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery with full military honors.  Visitation will be from 3 PM until 7 PM Wednesday with prayers at 6:30 PM at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory and from 10 AM until the time of the service Thursday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Green River Area Down Syndrome Association, P.O. Box 2031, Owensboro, KY  42302 or to the Faith Community Center Capital Campaign, c/o St. Williams Catholic Church in Knottsville.  Messages and condolences to the family can be shared at                                                                                                                                 

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Wednesday, August 2, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Thursday, August 3, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. Lawrence Catholic Church

St. Lawrence Road, Philpot, 42366

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