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James A. Roberts, Jr., 81

Jimmy Roberts, Jr. (Wilmington Funeral & Cremation)

WILMINGTON — James A. Roberts, Jr., 81, passed away peacefully at his home in Winnabow, on Saturday, June 15, 2024.

Jimmy was born in Cocoa Beach, Florida on March 12, 1943 to the late James Allen Roberts, Sr. and Dorothy Mercer Roberts.

In addition to his parents, Jimmy was predeceased by his sisters, Joan Latta, Mary Hope Pharand and a step son Lex Collins.

He is survived by a sister Rose Foyles, his wife Karen, son Allen Roberts, daughters Jennifer Gaskill (Jeff), Allyson Rathburn (Dean), stepson Bradley Collins (Kelli) and stepdaughter Ashley Williams (Thomas). Grandchildren Daniel Hardison, Joshua Rathburn, Harker Gaskill, Bodie Gaskill, Kaden Wagner, Jacob Roberts, Garrett Collins, Kinley Collins, Mason Collins, Shannon Sykes and Angel Williams. Great grandchildren Lily and Holden Hardison.

Pall bearers are Daniel Hardison, Joshua Rathburn, Harker Gaskill, Garrett Collins, Mason Collins and Jay Faulk.

In lieu of flowers please make donations in memory of Jimmy to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare.

Please leave online condolences for Jimmy’s family here.

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