Obituary for Jonathan A. Roberts
Mr. Jonathan A. Roberts, age 66, of Lamb, Indiana, entered this life on April 20, 1951, in Henry County, Indiana, the son of the late, Jonathan Paul and Alta Mary (Graham) Roberts. He was raised in Henry County, Indiana where he graduated high school and received his associates degree in Tool & Dye from Ivy Tech. Jonathan was united in marriage on December 14, 1985, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Deborah Ann Wells and to this union arrived five sons, Adam, Donald, Kenneth, Keith and Jonathan to bless their home. Jonathan and Deborah shared nearly 32 years of marriage together until his death. He was a former advanced EMT for Shoemaker in Cincinnati, Ohio, for 7 years. Jonathan was also a former fork lift driver and union president for Pri-Pak in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, retiring after 12 years of service. He was a former volunteer fire fighter in Addison, Ohio and a truck driver. He resided in the Cleveland, Tennessee community for 3 years, Cincinnati, Ohio for 3 years, Aurora, Indiana for 10 years, Scottsburg, Indiana for 8 years, Holton, Indiana for 4 years, and lastly in the Lamb, Indiana community for 2 years. He was a member of the Steel Union in Lawrenceburg, Indiana and the Primitive Baptist Church. He enjoyed wood carving, playing the guitar and singing, My Friend, My Pal, My Buddy. Jonathan will be deeply missed by his loving family. Jonathan died at 10:37 pm, Monday, August 28, 2017, at the King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison, Indiana.
Jonathan will be dearly missed by his loving wife of nearly 32 years: Deborah Ann (Wells) Roberts of Lamb, IN; his sons: Adam, Donald, Kenneth, Keith and Jonathan; his 15-grandchildren; his 4-great-grandchildren; his sister: Alice Powers of Campbellsburg, KY; his brothers: Sam Roberts and his wife: Roberta of Greentown, IN, Bob Roberts and his wife: Joy of Kokomo, IN and Dan Roberts and his wife: Becky of New Castle, IN and his several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents: Jonathan Paul and Alta Mary (Graham) Roberts, died May 15, 2010; his brother: Floyd Roberts and his brother-in-law: Ira Powers.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, September 3, 2017, at 1:00 pm, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Friends may call 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Sunday, September 3, 2017, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jonathan A. Roberts Memorial Fund % Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home.