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Jack M. McRoberts, 93, of Odon, passed away Friday in Jasper. He was born in Gibson County on Sept. 3, 1923, to James and Agnes (Martin) McRoberts. Jack married Joyce Inman on March 20, 1948, and she preceded him in death.
Jack was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and a charter member of the Odon VFW Post 9627. He retired from NAD Crane.
Jack is survived by one son, Martin (Ruth) McRoberts of Bloomfield; two daughters, Jackie Sue Eager of Mitchell and Catherine (Jeff) Sparks of Solsberry; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Burl McRoberts of Cannelburg; one sister, Doris Inman of Bloomfield; and several nieces and nephews.
Jack is preceded in death by his parents, James and Agnes McRoberts; his spouse, Joyce McRoberts; brothers Barney, Virgil, Roy, Joe, Robert and Paul McRoberts; sisters Ada Wallace, Barbara Hasler and Mary King; and grandchildren Amy Mahan and Ryan Sparks.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Meng Family Funeral Home in Odon, with Rev. Don Thie officiating. Jack will be laid to rest in the Scotland Cemetery in Scotland, Indiana. Military graveside rites will be provided by the Odon VFW Post 9627 and the American Legion Post 293.
Family and friends may call at the funeral home from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
All arrangements have been entrusted to James W. Meng Jr. and the Meng Family Funeral Home in Odon. Online condolences may be sent to www.mengfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 23, 2017
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