Champaign - Forrest Roberts, Jr., 85, passed away at 2:17 a.m. Tuesday (August 27, 2019) at Illini Heritage Nursing Home, Champaign.
Forrest was born on February 23, 1934 in Clark, Mo. to Forrest and Zalia Roberts. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife Barbara Roberts of 66 years, 3 sons Rick (Colleen) Roberts Champaign, Terry Roberts Mahomet, Johnny Roberts Champaign. Several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Forrest worked for Collegiate Cap & Gown, ran Roberts Shell Station and then retired from Target.
Visitation will be from 12 to 1 p.m. Friday August 30th at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., Champaign. Funeral services will immediately follow at 1 p.m. with Pastor Smith officiating.
Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Urbana.
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