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Jake Robards

June 17, 1972 November 25, 2012
Jake Robards
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Obituary for Jake Robards

Jake Robards, age 40, of Stonefort passed away November 25, 2012 in Evansville, IN as a result of an ATV accident.
Jake was born June 17, 1972 at Offutt AFB, Nebraska to John and Kris (Schroen) Robards. He married Angela Trudell on September 30, 1995.
He graduated from Grass Lake High School in 1990. As a young man, he loved sports and was an avid football player, wrestler and bull rider. He was employed by Mid-America Machining in Brooklyn, MI as a Service Technician. This position provided him the opportunity to travel worldwide, which he truly enjoyed. Jake was a patriot and loved his country, family, and the Lord. He was a member of Amazing Grace Ministries Church. He enjoyed flying and building RC Airplanes, and sharing this passion with his children. His interests also included bow hunting, riding horses, fishing, barbequing, X-box 360, old country & 50’s music, tractors and farming. He worked hard and he played hard.
He gave the gift of life as an organ donor.
He is survived by his wife, Angela Robards; two daughters, Aimee and Emmaline Robards; one son, Garrett Robards; parents, John and Kris Robards all of Stonefort, IL; grandparents, Barbara Schroen, Donna and Rolland Robards of Grass Lake, MI; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Jake was preceded in death by a sister, Amy Robards and a grandfather, Herman Schroen.
Memorials may be made to: Pope County CSD#1, in the memo, “Athletic Fund Jake Robards Memorial”, may be mailed to: Pope County Unit Office, 125 State HWY 146 W, Golconda, IL 62938

Funeral service will be held at 5:00 pm on November 30, 2012 at In God We Trust Ministries Chruch, Golconda.

Visitation will be from 2-4pm then from
6-8pm on Thursday November 29, 2012 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville.

A private burial will be held at the Robards Family Cemetery.


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