Eddy Ray Roberts, age 67, of Ripon, WI, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020, peacefully at his home.

Eddy Ray Roberts

Eddy was born November 26, 1952, in Waukegan, IL, the son of Ruble Ray and Betty Joan (Fredrickson) Roberts. In 1989, he married Diane Marie Anderson in Fond du Lac, WI. Eddy enjoyed drag racing and sprint car racing, which he was actively involved in with his own cars. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on the farm and was an all-around outdoors man. The most important thing to Eddy was his family. He had a special love for his wife, children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Diane M. Roberts of Ripon, WI; children, Robert R. Roberts of Ripon, WI, Chad M. (Carma) Cody of Wautoma, WI, Melissa A. (Mark) Camposagrado of Pleasant Prairie, WI, Brandon R. Cody of Lomira, WI, Jennifer L. (Mark) Krueger of Ripon, WI, Joshua D. (Rachel) Lamar of Kenosha, WI and 12 grandkids and 2 great-grandkids. Eddy was preceded in death by his parents, Ruble and Betty Roberts; sister, Cathy Ann Roberts; father and mother-in-law, Donald and Goldie Anderson.

A private funeral service for Eddy will be held on Friday, October 30, 2020, at 3:00 pm at Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home, 515 Mayparty Dr., Ripon, WI 54971 with Pastor Adam Smith officiating. A memorial is being established in his name.

Please visit www.butzinmarchant.com to send online condolences.

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