June 28, 1926 ~ December 9, 2010
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.