Franklin L. Roberts of Bridgeville gained his wings to heaven on June 21, 2020 at the Christiana hospital after a sudden illness. He was born on Jan. 23, 1975 in Seaford. He attended Seaford Senior High School, graduating in 1993. After graduating he played professional baseball for the Florida Marlins and the Texas Rangers. He graduated from Wilmington College with an honors degree in finance.

Our hearts are broken and we will miss the smiles and laughter. He is survived by his parents Frank Roberts and Carolyn Tingle (Greg); his sisters Casey R. Roberts and Jenny Wechtenhiser (Justin); one daughter, Alexandra Roberts; maternal grandmother, Janice Johnson; companion, Keri Swazey; a niece, nephew, several aunts, uncles, and cousins, who will all cherish the great memories that we shared. To offer words of comfort, or sign the guest book, visit  Professional service entrusted by Bennie Smith, Seaford.