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James M. Roberts, Sr.

Obituary for James M. Roberts, Sr.

October 15, 1934 - July 11, 2016
Greenwood, Indiana | Age 81


James M. Roberts, Sr., 81, died suddenly in his Martinsville home on July 11, 2016. His loving wife of 32 years, Dana was at his side all through the final minutes of his life.

He will be greatly missed. Born in Indianapolis on October 15, 1934. He had a career in the trucking industry from 1962 to 2012. He did it all. He was a truck driver, dock worker, supervisor, dispatcher, and a terminal manager. James retired from USF Holland in 2012. He was also a very talented carpenter. He adored his wife and 6 year old tiger cat, Annie. He spent his time relaxing at home and reading every day current events on the internet.

He leaves behind his wife, Dana; sons, James Roberts, Jr., Robert E. Roberts, Mark (Sandy) Roberts; brother, Bill Roberts; sister, Dixie Borgmann; 15 grandchildren; and 33 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Troy Roberts.

Friends may visit from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Greenwood Chapel, 481 W. Main St., Greenwood, IN 46142. A memorial service will follow at 2:00 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home.

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