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Posted on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 1:49 pm

Owen Dale Roberts, age 51, of Weatherby Lake, Missouri, passed December 24, 2014. Funeral services were held on December 29 at the Vineyard Church, 12300 Arrowhead Trafficway, Kansas City, Missouri. Graveside services, with military honors, were Monday at the Hays Creek Cemetery, Vandalia, Missouri. Contributions are suggested to a fund established for the Roberts children.
Owen was born October 19, 1963 in Mexico, Missouri, where he grew up. He had lived in the Kansas City area since 1992. Owen was owner of AAQ Mobile Trailer Service. He was especially proud of traveling twice to China to arrange the adoption of his three children. Owen was an avid fisherman and belonged to the Fishing Club of Weatherby Lake. He, and his father-in-law, Mike Potter, enjoyed both fishing and hunting together.
Owen was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He was preceded in death by his father, Donald and a brother, Brian.
Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Shawna; three children, Alexandra, Quinn and Alice Jane; mother, Hazel; brother, Fred; two sisters, Robin and Lorrie; and many loving nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.