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Larry Frank Roberts

May 27, 1951 - March 14, 2006
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Larry “Butch” Frank Roberts age 54 of Merrillville, IN passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 He is survived by his 2 Daughters: Michelle Michael Laurain Cristy Roberts 1 Son: Jason Roberts Granddaughter: Sara Laurain Grandson: Terence G. Echols 6 Sisters: Peggy Ed Cox Nance Bob Gibson Barb Butch Rush Toni Roscoe Turley Patty BobContinue Reading

Michelle left a message on June 19, 2011:
Happy Father's Day!! I miss you sooo much. I love you!! Wish you were here to crack some of your crazy jokes...Tay and Ben would love messin around with you. Just as I am sure you would with them. Miss you like crazy!! Love you tons!! Happy Daddy's Day!!
Michelle left a message on June 21, 2009:
Hey there!! Happy Father's Day!! Sure do miss ya....I keep wishin the phone would ring and you would be there askin to borrow a few dollars. Love you tons....Keep a watch over my baby girl up there with you
Michelle left a message on November 13, 2008:
Hey you!! I sure do miss you. You should see your grandbabies...They are getting so big. I wish that you were here to see them and that they could get to know you. I love and miss you!!!
Michelle left a message on May 27, 2008:
Happy Birthday to you!!! I sure do miss you! Make sure you share your cake with Kylie. Love and miss you!!! Michelle
Michelle left a message on March 14, 2008:
Hey there... I can't believe that it has been two years today. About this time is when Michael called me at work. I didn't believe it then and it is still so hard for me to believe now. I sure do miss you!! I wish that Tay and Ben would have gotten to know their papa butch. I know that you are watching over them. We will make sure they know you. Give my Kylie a kiss for me. Hugs and Kisses to you too. Love you and miss you... Michelle
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Michelle left a message on February 7, 2008:
Hi, Daddy... I sure do miss you. I know that you know by now but you have a new grandson, Benjamin. I know that you were watching over him for us. Thank you. I sure wish you were here to enjoy him with us. He is such a wonderful addition to our family. I wish that he had the opportunity to know his Papa Butch. I love you and miss you. Give my little Kylie bug a hug and kiss for me. Please keep watching over us all.
michelle left a message on May 29, 2007:
happy birthday!!! sorry its a little late. i miss you i love you!!! p.s. you're gonna be a papa again!!
Michelle left a message on April 30, 2007:
Daddy... I miss you so much. You and my baby girl. Please give her lots of loving today for her Birthday. Make sure that she got all of her balloons. I am so glad that you and I got to share some close times when you came to live with us. I cherish that time. I will make sure that all of your grandchildren know who their Papa Butch is. I know that you are in no more pain and that you can run and laugh without that nasty cough. I am sure that Kylie is keeping you on your toes. I love and miss you.....Michelle
Michelle left a message on April 11, 2007:
Hey you...I can't believe its been over a year. I sure do miss you!!! I am sure that you know but your new granddaughter is here. She is beautiful. I wish that you were here to hold her. And make your goofy noises to. Give my little girl up there a big hug and kiss for me. I miss you and love you!!! Please watch over all of us.
Michelle left a message on December 21, 2006:
Hey dad...Christmas is just around the corner. I remember last year how much you complained about the cold. I know that right now you are probably as comfortable as you want to be. You are running around and enjoying yourself. I sure do miss ya. I think about you every day. Keep watching over us. And give my baby girl a kiss and a hug for us all. Merry Christmas. Love you always... Michelle
Michelle left a message on November 28, 2006:
Hey you...I sure did miss hearing from you on Thanksgiving this year. I miss you every day. I still can't come to realize that you are in a much better place now. Probably running around chasing my Kyliebug. I love you and miss you....
Cristy left a message on October 18, 2006:
hey daddy....i miss you so much...i just sit and cry when i think of you and wishing you were here with us...sometimes i still can't believe you aren't here with us...i see pics of you and wish i had just one more day...daddy jay is doing soooo good...all his bills are caught up and he still has money in the bank...your little boy is doin it finally....he's growing up...i don't let anybody know that i'm still hurting this bad cuz they can't do nothing to help me...i just cry to myself and talk to you at the same time...i just wish i had more time with you...i wish t would've gotten to know you better...he has your goofiness...haha...my birhtday was yesterday and it was so weird to not have you call and say, hey cristy beaner!!! happy birthday!!! anyways, i love you with all my heart and know that i'm always thinking about you....i love and miss you daddy
Michelle left a message on July 29, 2006:
Hi, daddy....I miss you so much. I still can't believe that you aren't here anymore. You are gonna be a papa again. I am sure that you already know that. Give my baby girl up there lots of loving for me. I love you and miss you!! Love ya Michelle
Michelle left a message on June 19, 2006:
Happy Father's Day to you!!! I know it is a little late...but I came out to the cemetery yesterday. I still can't believe that you aren't here...I mean you are in spirit. But I keep waiting for the phone to ring and for you to be asking for a couple of bucks to last til the first of the month. I love you like crazy and miss you even more. Yesterday really didn't even seem like Father's Day without you here. I hope Kylie gave you a big kiss and hug. I send lots of them to the both of you!!! I love you tons, Daddy!!! Love and miss you always...Michelle
Cristy left a message on June 12, 2006:
Hey there....i know it's been awhile since i last wrote but it's so hard for me to sit and think of the memories....i try not to cry daddy but i just can't help it anymore....i love you with all of my heart and soul and don't you worry about jay cuz i got him undercontrol....i miss you like crazy....i got some money father do you need some...ha ha....i love you very much...i'll come visit you probably sunday....by the way happy belated birthday....cristy bean
michelle left a message on May 29, 2006:
Hey you...Happy Belated Birthday. We went to the cemetery on Saturday...I know that you know this already. I really do miss you!! I am sure that you and Kylie celebrated together. You are so lucky to get to share time with her now. Just save me a place up there so I can join you when the time is right. I love you and happy birthday... Love you always Michelle
michelle left a message on May 29, 2006:
Hey you...Happy Belated Birthday. We went to the cemetery on Saturday...I know that you know this already. I really do miss you!! I am sure that you and Kylie celebrated together. You are so lucky to get to share time with her now. Just save me a place up there so I can join you when the time is right. I love you and happy birthday... Love you always Michelle
Michelle left a message on May 14, 2006:
Father... You have been gone for two months...I miss you like crazy...I just sit and wait for the phone to ring so you can ask me to borrow some money til the end of the month. Geez do I wish you were here. I wish that you would have told me or let me in on how bad you were feeling. I would have stayed home from work. I love you and miss you...give my baby girl a kiss and hug for me. Love you always....your little girl
Michelle left a message on April 30, 2006:
Dad, You always said how lucky you were to be here last Christmas and how lucky you were to be here for Terence's birthday. You are still very lucky because you got to spend Kylie's birthday with her this year. I am sure you seen all of the balloons we sent up to her. I am sure that she was sooo excited. Please give her lots of loving for me extra hugs and kisses. Hugs and kisses for you also. I miss you both so much. Love you always.... Michelle
Kelly Turley left a message on March 17, 2006:
Memories with my uncle; Most of my memories with uncle Butch are from east Farragut st. It seems like thats where everyone hung out at when we were kids, it was either playing wiffle ball, football or riding bikes, celebrating New Years Eve, etc. I remember going camping at indiana beach those were some good times. My best memories are of going fishing with Butch and Jason, or watching the cubs on t.v. He could always make you laugh. He just had that one of a-kind sense of humor. I can just picture him up in heaven sitting on the shoreline fishing with my dad. I've put my faith into the hands of my creator so that when my life comes to an end I will be able to walk through that door into eternity and see the face of Jesus, my father, and my family. Michelle, Cristy, Jason I love you guys Your Cousin, Kelly
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Todd & Christine Gibson left a message on March 17, 2006:
We love you Butch!
Rebecca McColley left a message on March 17, 2006:
Michelle, Cristy, Jason I send my love to you. You are all in my prayers. Your Dad will truelly be missed. He always could make you laugh and smile. Butch loved you kids and your kids. He always made the best of things with what he could. He was so proud of each one of you from the time each of you were born. He was so comfortable staying with Jason in California and Michelle in Kylies room. He is now safe in God's hands leaving our hands empty. The memories will fill our hands and our hearts with good things. One day you will all be together again so hang onto the promises God has made us. Cristy you will never forget the name of Beaner and Q ball those were special words to your Dad. To the Roberts Sisters: Butch knew he could always call you when he needed help. Your sincerity to Butch is special. Butch always loved each and every niece and nephew. I am not sure how he kept them straight. I send my love and prayers to each one of you. Today Butch would have been proud of the love of all the people that attended his funeral. God bless you all. I love you all. Becky McColley
Aunt Barb left a message on March 16, 2006:
Michelle,Cristy,Jason, You three are my brothers greatest accomplishments in life. You kids, and now the grand children are what really kept him going,his reason to make it through another day. I know you will all miss him very much. Always remember the good times, either in photos, or etchings in your mind. Sure everyone has had tough times,and you just get through them. We just do. Butch, my big brother, you know next month I'll br the same age as you, and you'd be calling to say ha!ha! your as old as I am,for a month anyway. Although I will miss you dearly, I know you are now with the LORD. You will not have anymore tough times,you will not have any more pain,you will not be cold any longer. It must be so peaceful there, you will not want for anything. Our loss is Heavens gain. Butch-just keep'em laughing,you always had such a great sense of humor,even when you were in pain. You may need to clean up a few of your jokes though. I can see you rejoicing with Mom,with out brother Mike, holding your grandbaby KYLIE. I am really happy to think of you there in this wonderful place,but at the same time, sad for all who will mis you so much.For my inner peace-I know you are in a better place. love you,Barb
Aunt Barb left a message on March 16, 2006:
Michelle,Cristy,Jason, You three are my brothers greatest accomplishments in life. You kids, and now the grand children are what really kept him going,his reason to make it through another day. I know you will all miss him very much. Always remember the good times, either in photos, or etchings in your mind. Sure everyone has had tough times,and you just get through them. We just do. Butch, my big brother, you know next month I'll br the same age as you, and you'd be calling to say ha!ha! your as old as I am,for a month anyway. Although I will miss you dearly, I know you are now with the LORD. You will not have anymore tough times,you will not have any more pain,you will not be cold any longer. It must be so peaceful there, you will not want for anything. Our loss is Heavens gain. Butch-just keep'em laughing,you always had such a great sense of humor,even when you were in pain. You may need to clean up a few of your jokes though. I can see you rejoicing with Mom,with out brother Mike, holding your grandbaby KYLIE. I am really happy to think of you there in this wonderful place,but at the same time, sad for all who will mis you so much.For my inner peace-I know you are in a better place. love you,Barb
James @ Linda Hultz left a message on March 16, 2006:
Michelle ,Cristy,Jason;My heart goes out to you 3 at this time of sorrow. Your Dad has and always will have a place in your heart and ours as well, as he was a friend and brother-in -law to Linda and I.He will be missed by Our Family as well as by your Family. I was hit hard when i heard about his passing, but the Good Lord has other things for him to do now and he has no more suffering or pain.He was a good father to all three of you and thats what you have to remember. We Love you guys and we will always remember the good times we all had together. I will never forget the good times we had with your dad at the softball tournaments.With all our Love we have you in our prayers,and I'm proud of all 3 of you and will always be just a phone call away .Love Ya Always
Aunt Barb left a message on March 16, 2006:
Michelle,Cristy,Jason, You three are my brothers greatest accomplishments in life. You kids, and now the grand children are what really kept him going,his reason to make it through another day. I know you will all miss him very much. Always remember the good times, either in photos, or etchings in your mind. Sure everyone has had tough times,and you just get through them. We just do. Butch, my big brother, you know next month I'll br the same age as you, and you'd be calling to say ha!ha! your as old as I am,for a month anyway. Although I will miss you dearly, I know you are now with the LORD. You will not have anymore tough times,you will not have any more pain,you will not be cold any longer. It must be so peaceful there, you will not want for anything. Our loss is Heavens gain. Butch-just keep'em laughing,you always had such a great sense of humor,even when you were in pain. You may need to clean up a few of your jokes though. I can see you rejoicing with Mom,with out brother Mike, holding your grandbaby KYLIE. I am really happy to think of you there in this wonderful place,but at the same time, sad for all who will mis you so much.For my inner peace-I know you are in a better place. love you,Barb
Peggy left a message on March 16, 2006:
Little brother. Well you fooled me. Just when I thought you were feeling better you decided to leave. But thats as it should be. I am so glad that God answered my prayer and sent you home so we could spend some time together and that he gave you time with your girls and grandchildren. You had your share of pain and sorrow but thats all over now. Sometimes you made me so angrey. But you could always make me laugh and smile. I know you are in heaven right now and I know I will see you again some day, but untill I do I am going to miss you so very much. Your big sister, Peg
Toni Turley left a message on March 16, 2006:
Michelle, Cristy and Jason. I know how hard it is for you all right now. You are trying to be so strong and comforting to each other. I wrote down a few words, I think this is probably what your dad would say to you: If you are here today, It's because my soul has gone away: Away to a place you cannot yet see: A place where I'll wait for you to join me If you are here today, please know that peace has come to me I feel no pain, no sorrow, no grief! A wonderful calm has taken its place If you are here today, celebrate with me For it's JESUS' face that I now see If you are here today, shed a tear! Wipe it away! Then smile for the remainder of the day Know that I have lived and loved the best that I could: Sometimes in ways only GOD understood If you are here today: Rejoice with me, For I am free: And isn't that the way it was meant to be! I love you all very much, Aunt Toni
Aunt Barb left a message on March 16, 2006:
Michelle,Cristy,Jason, You three are my brothers greatest accomplishments in life. You kids, and now the grand children are what really kept him going,his reason to make it through another day. I know you will all miss him very much. Always remember the good times, either in photos, or etchings in your mind. Sure everyone has had tough times,and you just get through them. We just do. Butch, my big brother, you know next month I'll br the same age as you, and you'd be calling to say ha!ha! your as old as I am,for a month anyway. Although I will miss you dearly, I know you are now with the LORD. You will not have anymore tough times,you will not have any more pain,you will not be cold any longer. It must be so peaceful there, you will not want for anything. Our loss is Heavens gain. Butch-just keep'em laughing,you always had such a great sense of humor,even when you were in pain. You may need to clean up a few of your jokes though. I can see you rejoicing with Mom,with out brother Mike, holding your grandbaby KYLIE. I am really happy to think of you there in this wonderful place,but at the same time, sad for all who will mis you so much.For my inner peace-I know you are in a better place. love you,Barb
Aunt Barb left a message on March 16, 2006:
Michelle,Cristy,Jason, You three are my brothers greatest accomplishments in life. You kids, and now the grand children are what really kept him going,his reason to make it through another day. I know you will all miss him very much. Always remember the good times, either in photos, or etchings in your mind. Sure everyone has had tough times,and you just get through them. We just do. Butch, my big brother, you know next month I'll br the same age as you, and you'd be calling to say ha!ha! your as old as I am,for a month anyway. Although I will miss you dearly, I know you are now with the LORD. You will not have anymore tough times,you will not have any more pain,you will not be cold any longer. It must be so peaceful there, you will not want for anything. Our loss is Heavens gain. Butch-just keep'em laughing,you always had such a great sense of humor,even when you were in pain. You may need to clean up a few of your jokes though. I can see you rejoicing with Mom,with out brother Mike, holding your grandbaby KYLIE. I am really happy to think of you there in this wonderful place,but at the same time, sad for all who will mis you so much.For my inner peace-I know you are in a better place. love you,Barb
Nancy J Gibson left a message on March 15, 2006:
What can I say about my brother-he was a simple man, had happy and sad times-as do we all. But for the most part he traveled a rough and rocky road. He used to joke that he only had two brain cells, that one was lost and the other was out looking for it. He had a great sense of humor and found humor in almost any situation. He could make a person laugh whether they wanted to or not. I always thought him to be a math whiz-except when it came to finances. He told me, he just didn't feel right if didn't have to borrow a few dollars from someone at the end of the month! Even when told that he didn't have much time left here on this earth, he managed to borrow a little more time. He borrowed enough to spend time out in Calf. with his son Jason. And borrowed just a little more time to spend back here with his daughters Michelle and Cristy. He loved his children and grandcildren with his whole heart, they were what mattered to him. When all was said and done, he made peace with himself and peace with God. I'm told he died with a smile on his face looking towards heaven where the angels carried him home. I'll see you again one day Butch, I Love You, Nancy
Michelle left a message on March 14, 2006:
Daddy... Wow it's been a long time since I called you that. I hope that you are not hurting anymore. I miss you so much!! I love you so very much!! Like I told you the other day, I am sooo glad that I got to get to know my real dad! I love you!!! Please take care of my little girl, I know you will. Give her hugs and kisses for me!!! I love you!!!!!
Marika Clarke left a message on March 14, 2006:
Dear Michelle and Family, there are no words in such a sad time. Please know, if you need anything we are here for you. Your Dad and Kylie are watching over you!!! Our thoughts and prayers are always with you love Marika and Family, with Taylor in our hearts
Aunt Patty left a message on March 14, 2006:
Michelle,Cristy and Jason, I am very proud of you, in the way you have taken care of things at this sad time in your lives- your Dad would be so proud and I know he loved you all very much. Michelle you really stepped up to the plate - you have truly grown into an amazing strong woman-good things will surely come to you. Although at this time we are so saddened we know in our hearts that he is in a better place, that he is at peace and any pain and suffering has left him and he is new again. God Bless and be with us in this time of need. We cannot change the past- but we can learn from it and make the future brighter. Love
Cristy Roberts left a message on March 14, 2006:
Dad....i just saw you monday and you were fine...just a little tired...i know you were probably just telling us you were fine but i think you knew you didn't feel fine...i miss you makin me laugh...you're such a goofball...i wish i could just kiss your forehead one more time....i know you're healthy and feelin no pain up there so with that i'm ok...i try not to cry cuz you don't want us to cry for you but too bad we are...and we will...i love you with all of my heart... your daughter Cristy Beaner
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