Graveside services for Mr. James C. “Jimbo” Roberts Jr. will be held Thursday at 11a.m. at Cedarlawn Cemetery in Scooba, MS.  Rev. Walt Tissiea will be officiating. Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Roberts, 46, of Scooba, passed away Sunday. He was a truck driver for over 20 years. He will always be remembered as a loving and caring person who deeply loved his family. He enjoyed reminiscing over family photos and was a devout fan of the University of Alabama, Crimson Tide football.

He is survived by his parents James “Jimmy” Roberts Sr. (Martha Jo) of Scooba and Sandra Jo Langham (Andy) of Vaiden; children Destiny Jenkins of Pearl, Heaven Roberts of Hartford, AR, Zach Roberts of Hartford, AR, Cassy Keyes of Ft. Smith, AR, Matthew Roberts of Flippin, AR, Sara Brown of Flippin, AR, Bridgette Blevins of Sallisaw, OK and Kyle Blevins of Sallisaw, OK.

Mr. Roberts is also survived by his siblings Brenda Hill (Randy) of Louisville, MS, Jody Langham (Nicole) of Clinton, MS, Chad Langham of Vaiden and Amy Langham Langley (Michael) of Pelahatchie, MS along with nine grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  

He was preceded in death by his daughter Jordan Roberts.

Pallbearers will be his father James Roberts Sr., sister Brenda Hill, Jody Langham, Andy Langham, Randy Hill Daniel Rushing and Rob Reynolds. Martha Jo Roberts will be an honorary pallbearer.

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