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Carol & Phillip Roberts

d. July 28, 2018

Phillip W. Roberts, age 80, of Cherry Valley, Ohio, died Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Andover, Ohio. He was born August 30, 1937, in Mount Vernon, Kentucky, the son of Phil Roberts and Minnie (Ballinger) Roberts. Carol J. Roberts, age 81, of Cherry Valley, Ohio, died Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Pittsburgh, Penn. She was born March 30, 1937, in Newark, Ohio, the daughter of Arthur A. Jones and Lillian M. (Phillips) Jones. Residents of Cherry Valley since 1963, Mr. & Mrs. Roberts were formerly of Newark, Ohio. They were married November 14, 1958. He was a 1955 graduate of Broadhead High School in Mount Vernon, Kentucky, and went on to attend Berea College in Kentucky. He retired from COBA Select Sires in 1993 after 33 years of employment and went on to drive truck for Spellman Trucking for over 10 years. Most of all he enjoyed owning and operating his farm in Cherry Valley. Mr. Roberts attended the Scaffold Cane Baptist church while growing up in Kentucky and later attended the Leon United Methodist Church in Richmond, Ohio. He was a Mason and a member of the Farm Bureau. She was a 1955 graduate of Newark High School in Newark, Ohio. Mrs. Roberts helped her husband on the family farm in Cherry Valley for many years. She was a member of the Mother’s Club in Andover. Mrs. Roberts was an avid Cleveland Indians and Cavs fan, and she enjoyed doing puzzles and crocheting. Mr. and Mrs. Roberts are survived by their two sons, David W. (Hyon Suk) Roberts of Phoenix, Arizona, and John A. Roberts of Cherry Valley Ohio; three granddaughters, Kendra Roberts, Kylee Roberts, and Karri (Miguel) Juarez; and one great granddaughter, Gabriela. Mrs. Roberts is also survived by two brothers, Robert A. Jones of Newark, Ohio and Roger W. (Hiroko) Jones of Gilbert, Arizona; two sisters, Linda S. Prouty of Newark, Ohio and Martha J. (Allen) Lane of Newark, Ohio. They are both preceded in death by their parents; and a grandson, Albert A. Roberts. Mr. Roberts is also preceded by a half-brother, William Bullins and half-sister, Pearl Bullins. Mrs. Roberts is also preceded by a brother, Richard Jones; and brother-in-law, Fred Prouty. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 2:00PM at the First United Methodist Church of Andover, 181 S. Main Street, Andover, with Pastor Pat Fischer officiating. Burial will be in Cherry Valley Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Leon UMC, C/O Ramona Johnson, 5093 Leon Rd. Andover, OH 44003. Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Andover handled arrangements. Those wishing to share a fond memory or condolence may visit

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Cherry Valley Cemetery

Cherry Valley Twp. OH


Saturday, August 4 2018
2:00 PM

First United Methodist Church of Andover
181 S. Main St.
Andover OH 44003

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