Eldon Hurshell Roberts, age 72, of Jabez, KY, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Eldon was born on May 22, 1945 in Winchester, OH to the late Solendar Roberts and Esther Lorraine Barber Roberts. He was a member of Jabez Christian Home Church and he loved his Lord and Savior. Eldon served Him his whole life and was a devoted Christian. He loved flowers, fishing, walking and riding his bike.
He is survived by his wife, Donna McKinney Roberts, whom he married on November 28, 1968 in Louisville, KY; one daughter, Kathy Roberts of Algood, TN; one brother, Daniel Roberts of Indianapolis, IN; three sisters, Margaret (and Lonza) Stephens of Jabez, Glenda Sue Roberts of Jabez and Laura Jennie Roberts of Jabez; three grandchildren, Jerami Thomas Baker, Allison Lorraine Baker and Olivia Ranee Kelly; one great grandson, Brett Thomas Griffith; two step great granddaughters, Alyssa Kelly and Alexis Kelly; many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Barry Roberts and Gordon Roberts; and one sister, Patricia Roy.
Visitation will be on Monday, November 20, 2017 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
His funeral service will follow on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 1:00pm with Bro. Billy Carroll and Bro. Casey Davis officiating. Burial will be at Military Springs Cemetery in Jabez. Pallbearers will be Jerami Baker, Acton Roberts, Donald Griffith, Eric Stephens, Delbert McGowan, Jimmy Karbinas, Lonza Stephens and Milburn Decker.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Jabez Christian Home Church.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website: www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Eldon Roberts.
Published on November 17, 2017