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James Ernest Roberts

March 17, 1937 ~ December 29, 2017 (age 80)

James Ernest Roberts age 80, of Suwanee, GA, was granted his angel wings, Friday, December 29, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Roberts was born Covington KY, on March 17, 1937.  Jim served our country through the United States Army and the United States Army Reserves.  Mr. Roberts worked for 40 years in the food service industry and has worked at Sugarloaf Country club for the last 20 years.  Jim was the son of Walter and Elizabeth Roberts. 

He is survived in death by his three children, Jim Roberts, Kelly McKinney and Paige Gantt; his brothers, Greg Roberts and Harold Roberts; sisters, Ruth Borrosco and Nancy Hardin.  He had five grandchildren, Daniel McKinney, Kendall McKinney, Christina Roberts, Gabriel Gantt and Elizabeth Gantt.  He is also survived by the mother of his children, Patricia Roberts.  His family has always been his greatest source of pride and he will be greatly missed by them.

Jim donated his body to Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee, GA.  Jim wanted his loved ones to gather for a celebration of life, which will take place later.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital may be made in Jim's honor. Go to – or call Donation services at 800-822-6344. 

Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, (770) 476-2535.

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