Lyle E. Roberts of Bedford passed away this morning at his home at the age of 86.
Born in 1922 in Lawrence County to Hobert and Naomi Roberts, Lyle was a retired machine operator at McIntyre Bros., and Army Air Force veteran of World War II, National Guard veteran, and member of Leatherwood Christian Church, and Operating Engineers Local #181 in Evansville.
He is survived by his wife Wanda, sons Eace and Randy, daughter Dana, brother Justin, 11 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his 1st wife Mary, son Rodger, brother Lowell, sister Mary, 1 grandson and 1 great granddaughter.
Services will be held Saturday morning at the Leatherwood Christian Church with burial to follow at Leatherwood Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be tomorrow from 4:00 until 8:00pm at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home and again from 10:00am until time of service Saturday at the church.