Marion Edward “Eddie” Roberts, 77, of North Vernon, passed away at 6:45 p.m., Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Jennings Health Care Center, North Vernon.
He was born April 12, 1937, in Clinton County, Kentucky, the son of Charles Curtis and Mary Frances (Foster) Roberts. He moved to Indiana in 1941 and has lived in Jennings County since 1947. He graduated North Vernon High School in 1955 and worked for the Indiana State Highway. He was a member of Rockcreek Baptist Church, Westport, and Primitive Baptist Church, Franklin, and attended Harvest Baptist Church, North Vernon. He enjoyed memorizing the Bible.
He is survived by his sister, Anna Hester Bass of Westport; and 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 services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, June 20, at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home, Westport, with Pastor Don Hadley officiating. Burial will follow at Rockcreek Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon until to 2 p.m., Friday, June 20, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Harvest Baptist Church, North Vernon. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com.