Roberta Pinkard

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Roberta Diane Pinkard, nee Leady, 64, of Wood River, IL, born October 16, 1953, in Alton, IL, died Thursday, May 3, 2018, at Alton Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Alton, IL.

Mrs. Pinkard worked as a Metal Buyer for Laclede Steel before her retirement.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Holly Ann Pinkard; a son, Kenneth Alexander Pinkard; and her parents, William and Roberta, nee Wyman, Leady.

Surviving are her husband, Kenneth O. L. Pinkard;
and a son, Michael Anthony Pinkard.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to The Salvation Army. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral:  A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018, at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Lenzburg, IL, with Father Mark Reyling officiating.


2 Comments on Roberta Pinkard

Jason Orris said : Guest Report May 09, 2018 at 9:17 PM

So sorry for your loss, Otis & Micheal. My deepest and sincerest condolences to the both of you. She was a great lady, inside and out. I'm so honored that I knew her, along with the rest of your family.

  • East Alton
  • Illinois
Angela said : Guest Report May 09, 2018 at 8:05 PM

My prayers go to the family. I used to work with Diane at Laclede Steel.

  • Alton
  • IL

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