Ralph Allen Roberts Sr.

March 4, 1940 ~ August 15, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old


Ralph Allen Roberts Sr., 83 of Zanesville, passed away surrounded by his loved ones on August 14, 2023, at Genesis Hospital.

He was born on March 4, 1940, in Glouster, Ohio, son of the late Earl Roberts and Pauline (Barker) Roberts. In Ralph’s spare time, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and hunting ginseng. He was an avid outdoorsman.

He is survived by his five children: Ralph (Brenda) Roberts Jr., John L. Roberts, Lisa (Robert) Grimes, Darla (Jimmy) Smith, Vicky (Richard) May; brother, Russell Roberts; sisters, Shirley Harris, Betty Shaffer; grandchildren, Robert Grimes, Kyle Grimes, Amanda Goldsmith, Richard May, Joshua Angler, Candi “Susie” Archibald, Johnny Roberts Jr., Tina Johnson; great-grandchildren, Larry Hamilton III, Mariah Hamilton, Lincoln Hamilton; several great-great grandchildren; and many friends.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Marty (Shipman) Roberts; son, Carl L. Roberts; brother, Ronald “Bubby” Roberts; sisters, Carolyn Bethel, and Judy Goff.

Donations in honor of Ralph can be made to DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home to help cover funeral expenses.

No calling hours or services will be held at this time. Per Ralph’s wishes, a dignified cremation will take place.

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