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Albert James "Jim" Roberts

 
March 31, 1943 - May 7, 2018
 

Albert James “Jim” Roberts, 75, of Riverton, died at 8:42 pm, Monday, May 7, 2018 at home with his family. He was born March 31, 1943 in Kokomo, IN to Joe and Viola (Ford) Roberts. He married Frances Lawson on September 26, 1970.

He is survived by his wife, Frances; two sons, “Bud” (Valerie Williams) Roberts of Ellabell, GA and “Bill” (Jennifer) Roberts of Riverton; 11 grandchildren, “Bob” (Samantha) Roberts, Jon (Stephanie) Roberts, Alicia Roberts, David, Jeanette, Emberly, Nicole, Nicholas, Katelyn, Cory and Katie; numerous great grandchildren; two sisters, Judy Kelly and Carol Brown; three brothers, Wayne, Chuck and Roger Davis and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, William “Billy” Davis and his canine companion, Ruggy.

Jim was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed motorcycle riding. He was a member of Laborer Union #477, Spring River Club and River Bottom Rejects. He was owner/operator of Jim’s Welding for many years and currently worked for the Village of Riverton as a mechanic.

Visitation: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Funeral Service: 12:00 pm, Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Don Goodenow, Jr. officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bissell United Methodist Church.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Bissell United Methodist Church.


Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Bissell United Methodist Church.


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