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Obituary: Robert Wayne Roberts, Franklin

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Robert Wayne Roberts, 58, of Franklin, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Johnson Memorial Hospital.

He had been self employed in the construction business and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He loved riding his motorcycle and spending time with his grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Norman Funeral Home in Hope. Cremation will follow the visitation.

Born May 12, 1955, in Columbus, Robert was the son of Melvin L. and Doris L. White Roberts.

He is survived by a daughter, Hope (Chris Welling) Woodard of Franklin; a son, Josh (Stephanie Ulerich) Roberts of Franklin; grandchildren, Madison Roberts, Shelby Baker and Noah Woodard, all of Franklin; a brother, Carl Roberts of Columbus; and a sister, Ethel Rooks of Freetown.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Betty Leonard and Leona Petco; and brothers, Donald and Dale Roberts.

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