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Joseph W. Roberts

Joseph W. Roberts Joseph W. Roberts

Joseph Wilbert Roberts, 88, Corydon, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at his home.

Born Aug. 11, 1931, in Louisville, he was the son of the late Thomas and Sally Bowman Roberts.

He worked in maintenance for General Electric in Louisville, was an Air Force veteran during the Korean conflict and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Carol Roberts.

He is survived by his wife, the former Jeanette Downs; five sons, Joseph R. Roberts (Diane) of Sellersburg, Stephen A. Roberts (Janet) of Hayes, Va., and Terry M. Roberts, Darryl L. Roberts (April) and Ronnie Roberts (Michele), all of Corydon; a brother, Thomas W. Roberts (Wanda) of Shepherdsville, Ky.; a sister, Dolores Starkey of Louisville; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation: Wednesday, Dec. 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.

Funeral: Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.