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Lloyd Francis Roberts, 96
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Lloyd Francis Roberts, 96, a resident of Avon, Indiana and Warren County native, passed away at his home surrounded by family on Jan. 3, 2022, just shy of his 97th birthday after a short illness. Lloyd lived a simple life and sought ordinary pleasures of daily living. He retired from General Motors after 30 years.

He served in the United States Army during World War II from May 8, 1943 to Nov. 13, 1945 and also from Nov. 14, 1945 to Nov. 13, 1948. He loved playing his guitar and singing country music, taking long car rides and fishing as often as he could. He loved home cooked, southern meals and Gray Brothers Cafeteria Strawberry Pie.

Lloyd was the son of the late Irving & Ethel (Quick) Roberts of Warren County. He is preceded in death by his wife of over 69 years, Wanda Louise (McCormick) Roberts, brothers

Vinson V. Roberts, Burton Eugene Roberts, Aunt Viola Quick, all of whom are buried at Crain

Hill Cemetery, Van Buren County, grandson John (Carolyn) Tarwacki of South Bend, IN.

Lloyd is survived by his children F. Diane (Steve) Loomis of Indianapolis, IN,

D. Wayne (Kathy) Roberts of Avon, IN, Rhonda (Steve) Patterson of Brownsburg, IN, Viki

(Todd) McEwen of Pittsboro, IN, Dollie (Dean) Frick of South Bend, IN, grandchildren Amy (Richard) Loomis-Wanjema of Ft. Wayne, IN, Leslie Roberts of Greenwood, IN, Tracy (Chris) Snyder of Brownsburg, IN, Brian (Melissa) Patterson of Indianapolis, IN, Jessica McEwen (Bryan Dean) of Brownsburg, IN, Justin Roberts of Avon, IN, Kurt Tarwacki of South Bend IN and Susan Michael (Family), great-grandchildren Kendra Snyder, Tyler Snyder, Evan Risner, Addie Roberts, Aamiyah McEwen, Emma Dean, Brooke

Patterson, Brynna Patterson, Sesily Wanjema, Rose Wanjema, great-great-grandchildren

Paisley Snyder, Draco Risner, extended family Harry (Sally) McCormick, Franklin

McCormick, Norman McCormick, Nolan McCormick, Jimmy (Debbie) McCormick, Eddie

(Susan) McCormick, and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service and interment will be held at Crain Hill Cemetery, Van Buren County, on Saturday, May 21 at 12 p.m. with full military honors administered by the VFW Post 5064 and American Legion Post 173. Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for the graveside service.

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 18, 2022