Edward Ray Roberts

April 15, 2023

Edward Ray Roberts, 56, of Frankfort, died April 15, 2023 at I.U. Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.  He was born May 21, 1966 in Frankfort, Ind. to Alvin Ray & Esther (Chandler) Roberts.  He married Jodell Louise Richardson on June 30, 1990 and she survives.

Ed was a 1985 graduate of Frankfort High School and a life long Frankfort resident.  He had worked at Smurfet Stone Container for 23 years until they closed and then worked for Welch’s Packaging.  He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge #976.  Ed enjoyed music, going to concerts with his children, watching baseball, especially the Chicago Cubs, watching various college sports and absolutely loved fishing.  He also enjoyed NASCAR and was a huge fan of Dale Earnhardt Sr. and loved just spending time with his family.

Visitation and Services

A Celebration of Life will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2023 at the Eagles Lodge, 408 N. Main St., Frankfort. Donations may be made to the Clinton County Cancer Fund. Clinton County Crematory and Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort is assisting the family.

Survived by:

Wife: Jodell Roberts of Frankfort, 4 Sons: Vincent (Katie) Roberts of Colfax, Dylan (Odyssey) Roberts of Frankfort, Ryan (Keeghan) Roberts of Frankfort, Eddie Roberts of Frankfort, Daughter: Kendra Roberts of Frankfort, Sister: Tina (Chuck) Harper of Frankfort, 2 Brothers: John Roberts of Rossville, Brett Roberts of Rossville, Brother-in-law: Jeff Richardson of Lebanon, 6 Grandchildren: Damien, Katelynn, Xander, Kitana, Jasper and Tessa, 10 Nieces and Nephews and 4 Great Nieces and Nephews as well as extended family.and friends.

Preceded by:

his parents and father-in-law, Lowell Richardson.


Leave your Condolences

31 Condolences for “Edward Ray Roberts”

  1. Patty April 17, 2023 at 1:46 pm

    Jodell I’m so very sorry. Prayers for you and your family…

  2. Linda Williams April 17, 2023 at 1:48 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. He is a good man.

  3. Sheila Carter April 17, 2023 at 1:52 pm

    There are no words to express the depth of my condolences. I want you to know that you are in my prayers. You as well as your family. Ed was a good man. I am so glad we got to meet all of you all those years ago. Maybe he and Captain Dave will be fishing together soon. That is a good thought.

  4. Caren Cross April 17, 2023 at 2:16 pm

    So sorry for your loss Jodell and family.

  5. Larry and Rita Barnett April 17, 2023 at 2:36 pm

    Jodell and kids, Our heart grieves with yours at your loss. Prayers for you all. So sorry loss.

  6. Tonya and Mike Heaton April 17, 2023 at 2:40 pm

    RIP Eddie. You were such a nice person and I enjoyed working with you. May God be with you Jodell and your family.

  7. Mary Slack April 17, 2023 at 2:55 pm

    Prayers to you Jodell and the family. Ed’s a great guy and I know he’s going to be missed terribly. So very sorry for your loss.

  8. Sandee Pickard April 17, 2023 at 3:16 pm

    I’m so sorry to see that your dad has passed. Thinking of you and your family Dylan.

  9. Lynnette Bower April 17, 2023 at 3:19 pm

    Jodell, I pray you feel the love of your friends and family as you start this journey. May God’s love bring you comfort. My heart is hurting for you friend. Love, Lynnette

  10. Mark Allen April 17, 2023 at 3:19 pm

    Praying for you Jodell and kids! I’ll miss ya Ed. Taken way too soon! Love ya buddy and I’ll see ya in heaven!!

  11. Randy Lafary April 17, 2023 at 3:30 pm

    So sorry for your loss to all family and friends.

  12. Judy Kuhn (Burnett) April 17, 2023 at 3:38 pm

    So very sorry to hear about Ed’s passing. Prayers for the family. Gone but never forgotten.

  13. Don and Therse Morrison April 17, 2023 at 3:58 pm

    I am heartbroken for your loss. Praying for you and the kids. Love you all.

  14. Joyce Cunningham April 17, 2023 at 4:06 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Eddie was such a good young man and grew into a good man. Loved to fish and was always pleasant and friendly. He will be missed.

  15. Kelly Skinner April 17, 2023 at 4:40 pm

    I’m so sorry for your family’s loss. Big hugs and prayers of comfort and peace.

  16. Angie Seaman (Paulson) April 17, 2023 at 4:52 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Eddie. I feel for your sweet family so much. I know you have amazing memories. He will always be in your heart. Sending hugs.

  17. Vicki Padron April 17, 2023 at 5:29 pm

    I am so sad to hear of Ed’s passing. I’m praying for you all to find strength and comfort in The Lord. Vicki Padron “The Edge Salon”

  18. Jessica M. Johnson April 17, 2023 at 8:56 pm

    John, I’m so sorry for you’re loss! Thinking of you all during this time of loss!

  19. Jenny (Fuel) Smith April 17, 2023 at 10:43 pm

    To all of Ed’s family, I am so very sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  20. Joanie Richardson Doane April 17, 2023 at 11:43 pm

    Peace, Comfort, & Hugs!!!!!!!
    I know it is hard loosing someone you love. I know it’s really hard loosing your 1 & only hubby.
    Love Y’all!

  21. Perry Cobbs April 18, 2023 at 1:14 am

    I grew up with Ed and his family the best memories and years was us playing baseball down on 1st Street and down at 3rd Street Park but especially when his dad Ray would take us fishing Saturday or Sunday morning. Rest in peace brother, you will always be loved and missed and prayers to Tina, Johnny and Brett and the rest of the family, much love.

  22. Jeffrey Richardson April 18, 2023 at 7:30 am

    Great memories of watching of watching baseball and you trying to teach me how to fish. Miss you brother!

  23. Randa King April 18, 2023 at 7:41 am

    Tina, I am so sorry for your loss, prayers for your family.

  24. Kim Wiles April 18, 2023 at 11:00 am

    So sorry for your loss, praying for you all.

  25. Melissa Rector April 18, 2023 at 6:08 pm

    Jodell and family,

    I worked with you at the group homes and you stood up for me at my first wedding. I am sorry to hear about the passing of Eddie. I will be keeping you and your family in my prayers. God bless you all.

    Melissa Rector

  26. Jo Wood April 18, 2023 at 8:54 pm

    Sending my condolences from our family to yours. I can’t even fathom or begin to comprehend what you’re feeling. I do know that you and Eddie spent wonderful years together and had a beautiful family that you both cherished more then life it’s self. My god guide you through this difficult time and lead you to find peace in your days to follow. Just know he is always with you in mind, body, and soul…

  27. Selena Best April 19, 2023 at 1:36 pm

    Prayers from our family to yours .. Selena Best, Vivian and Shannon

  28. Krystal April 20, 2023 at 2:38 am

    So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you Jodell and family.

  29. Laurenda Whitcomb April 20, 2023 at 12:21 pm

    Kendra & Family,

    So very sorry for your family’s loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Tom & Laurenda Whitcomb

  30. Steve and Cinda Kindle April 27, 2023 at 11:35 am

    Very sad to hear of the passing of a good soul always had a smile on his face and loved his family. I’m glad I knew him, prayers to his family at this sad time. Jodell we’re sending prayers your way, God bless.

  31. Lana Congleton April 29, 2023 at 9:20 am

    Jodell and family:
    I am so sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. I worked at Jefferson Smurfit when Ed worked in the plant. He was such a nice gentleman. Please know that you and your children are in my thoughts and prayers.

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