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Obituary: Marion Edward "Eddie" Roberts, North Vernon


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Marion Edward “Eddie” Roberts, 77, of North Vernon, passed away at 6:45 p.m. on Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Jennings Health Care Center in North Vernon. He was born on April 12, 1937, in Clinton County, Kentucky, the son of Charles Curtis and Mary Frances (Foster) Roberts.

Eddie moved to Indiana in 1941 and had lived in Jennings County since 1947. He graduated in 1955 from North Vernon High School and had worked for the Indiana State Highway.

He was a member of Rockcreek Baptist Church in Westport, Primitive Baptist Church in Franklin and attended Harvest Baptist Church in North Vernon. He enjoyed memorizing the Bible.

Survivors include his sister, Anna Hester Bass of Westport; and his brothers, Gene (Connie) Roberts of Shelbyville and Curt (Shelia) Roberts of Scipio

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Wanda Wheeler; and his brother, James Roberts.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2014, at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with Pastor Don Hadley officiating. Burial will follow at Rockcreek Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held on Friday from noon until time of service at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Harvest Baptist Church in North Vernon.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.bassgasper.com.

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