Norman Edward Roberson

April 02, 1941 ‒ June 26, 2016

Delaware, Ohio

Norman Edward Roberson, 75, of Delaware passed away Sunday afternoon June 26, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.

He was born April 2, 1941 in Carlinville, Illinois and served his country during Vietnam as a member of the United States Army.

Owner of Norm’s Trucking and Farming, Norman enjoyed spending time with his family and his canine companions and raising and breeding sheep. He also drove truck for Henderson Trucking.

Norman is preceded in death by parents Martha Melba, Edward R. and Mary Elizabeth, and one brother David Paul Roberson.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 30 years, Karen Elizabeth (Lee); children, James Swank, Daniel (Alex) Shaw, Dorie (Jeff) Gruber, Michelle L. (Jason Oliver); sisters, Carole (John) Goodrich and Gayle (John) McMicken; brother, Richard E. (Judy) Roberson; five grandchildren; several cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday June 30, 2016 from 6 – 9 pm at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William St.), Delaware and where funeral services will be held on Friday July 1, 2016 at 10:00 am. Burial will follow in Radnor Cemetery.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve this veteran and his family.

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  • Michelle and Jason – On behalf of your family at Nationwide Insurance, we offer our heart felt condolence and sympathy to you and your family for your loss.

  • Love and prayers go out to all of the family I never got to know Norman personally but my son Jonathan Hutchison and his cousin Michael Lane worked with him on his farm when they were freshman at Olentangy. They both spoke very highly of him and what I could understand from their respect fot Norman was that he was a wonderful, joyful person always willing to lend a hand. We are thinking about all of you and your tremendous loss
    Sally,Jon and Carianne. Hutchison