James L. Roberts, age 84 of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on December 9, 2010, moving on to better times and to a place filled with both splendor and grace. He was born in Macon, GA on June 28, 1926, Jim and his family moved to Lawrenceville in 1937, where he remained for the rest of his days. "Uncle Jim" was an inimitable character, who encompassed the morals and values found in so many of our "Greatest Generation." His greatest love was always for family and country. Jim started his career at Toddy films and later operated two successful business in Atlanta. For the last 35 years, he has managed his properties and shared a partnership with Danny Clark at "Roberts and Clark" TV service. He is survived by his two adoring sisters, Mary "Lib" Rowan of Athens and Martha Nelson of Mobile, AL; nieces, Linda Ward of Mobile, AL, Nancy Gipson of Columbus, NC and Mary Young of Dry Prong, LA; nephews, David Wilcox of Roswell, Paul Rowan of Augusta, and Tim Rowan of Athens, and several great nieces and nephews. He is also survived by cousins, Margaret Rongitsch of St. Paul, MN, Frances Vance of Macon, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts of Big Canoe and Lon Roberts of Douglasville. A celebration of his life will be held at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel on Monday, December 13, 2010 at 1 o'clock with interment at Shadowlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Crossroads Hospice Foundation, 1957 Lakeside Parkway, Ste 500, Tucker, GA 30084. The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 12, 2010 from 3 o'clock until 5 o'clock at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550.

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  1. You will be missed after all these
    years in TV repair I have no one to pick on anymore.All those old
    radios I dragged in there for Danny to play with and fix

  2. The world has lost a real character with the loss of Jim Roberts. We’ll all miss his personality and wit as well as his love of family and life in general. I’m truly honored to be his cousin. God bless you, Jim. The Roberts clan has lost it’s senior leader but we’ll all carry on in his memory.

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