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Eddie Albert Roberts

Eddie Albert “Big Edd” Roberts, 55, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

He was a member of First Southern Baptist Church and was employed at the Bledsoe County Prison in the Commissary. He enjoyed from lifting heavy weights to lifting heavy fish. He was an avid sports fan, especially Tennessee Vols and The Dodgers.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Carolyn Roberts.

He is survived by his daughter, Casey Mae Roberts; father, Albert Roberts; sisters, Vicki (Marvin) Smith and Paula Peters; all of Pikeville; nieces and nephews, Billy Bridges, Brittney (Jake) Minga, Caleb (Kendra) Scarbrough, Rick (Cynthia) Peters and Kevin (Molly) Peters; and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held Sunday, November 10 at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jim Whitaker and Rev. Billy Roberts officiating. Burial was in Collier Cemetery.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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