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Edwin Dean Roller October 18, 1950 - December 19, 2023

Date of Funeral

December 22, 2023

Edwin Dean Roller, age 73 of Sparta, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2023, in Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. Ed, as he was fondly known, was born October 18, 1950, the son of Bob Roller and Nancy (Workman) Roller. During the Vietnam War, Ed proudly served his country from 1971 to 1973, as a member of the United States Navy, and received an honorable discharge.

Ed loved to play basketball but was especially fond of playing softball. He also loved fishing and hunting. Ed enjoyed his rural life style, farming and milking cows for 18 years. Ed was a loving father, brother and even better grandpa; he dearly loved being with his grandchildren. Ed’s passing leaves a void in the hearts of his loved ones, but his loving memory will live on through the countless lives he touched. He will be dearly missed.

Ed is survived by his son Eddie Roller and wife Carly of Sparta; daughter Reanna Roller and fiancé Will LeJeune of Halfway; two brothers Rick Roller and wife Dawn of Springfield and Alan Roller of Marshfield; one sister Carol Gage of Republic; two grandchildren Liam and Maci Roller.

Celebration of Life memorial services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, December 22, 2023 in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, Missouri. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the memorial service and begin at 1:00 P.M. until service time. Online condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com



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    Lionel Daugherty says

    May God comfort and strenghten during this time of sorrow and loss. Some of my fonest memories are playing softball with Ed. He was an excellent player a great team mate. Ed was just a wonderful friend to me.

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