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“Rest In Peace !! Gone but not forgotten !! ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: The Roberts (Eileen,Kathy,Linda) - IN

“So sorry to hear of the passing of James. I enjoyed seeing him when he came to Dr. Sadiq's for his appts. He will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to...Read More ยป
2 of 2 | Posted by: Laurie Martin - IN


James Clarence Roberts, 83, of Danville, IL, passed away at 11:32 A.M. Friday December 21, 2012 at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Danville, IL. He was born September 11, 1929, in Boswell, IN, the son of William Elmer and Mamie Larie (Farrar) Roberts. He married Frances Hardwick on March 11, 1950 in Hoopeston, IL. She preceded him in death on February 17, 2010.
He is survived by: one daughter, Marcia (Robert) Gill of Oakwood, IL; one son Larry (Ronna) Roberts of Fithian, IL; three brothers, Joel Roberts of Lafayette, IN, Dick (Linda) Austin of Monticello, IN and Robert (Valerie) Austin of Delphi, IN; three sisters, Betty Dalton of Oxford, IN, Beverly (David) High of Lafayette, IN and Margaret Million of Monticello, IN; four grandchildren David (Carrie) Roberts of Mahomet, IL, Jessica (Wade) Covington of Dixon, MO, Michael (Danielle) Gill of Oakwood, IL and Ryan Gill of Oakwood, IL, 5 great-grandchildren Justin, Kaleb and Joel Roberts, Brianna Covington and Brooklin Gill and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two children, infant daughter Karen Theresa and son James R. "Randy" Roberts and one brother Junior Roberts.
Mr. Roberts worked as a Teamster truck driver for many years. He enjoyed reading his Bible, watching old television shows and movies and working outdoors especially growing his tomatoes. Jim also enjoyed spending time with his family and playing with his grandchildren.