James  Roberts

Obituary of James Harmon Roberts

James Harmon Roberts, 96, went to be with Jesus, his loving wife, and daughter on February 21, 2019 at Cone Hospital.

Graveside Funeral Services will be 11:00AM Saturday February 23, 2019 in the mausoleum at Lakeview Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. John Shields officiating.

James was born February 12, 1923 in Wilkes County, NC to the late Emma Shatley and Bransom Roberts.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Betty Jean McCuiston Roberts and their daughter, Bonnie Jean Roberts.

Those left to cherish his memory include his son, Glen Roberts and wife Debbi; grandchildren, Jamie Teague and husband Taylor, Jena Hazelwood and husband Mark; great-grandchildren, Avery and Kelsey Teague, Kinley and Emma Hazelwood and a sister, Bonnie Shaver.

James served his country honorably during WWII in the US Navy. He worked at Cone Mills for 11 years and retired after 27 years of service from P. Lorillard. James was an avid NASCAR fan, a talented gardener, loved to fish and he and Betty enjoyed traveling together.  He was a loving father and grandpa. 

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave. Greensboro, NC 27405.