JAMESTOWN, Pennsylvania – James E. Roberts, 59, of Jamestown, Pennsylvania, passed away at 8:03 a.m. on Friday, June 9, 2017, in his residence.
Mr. Roberts was born June 12, 1957, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a son of Carl R. and Mary Lou (Gallagher) Roberts.
He attended Jamestown High School and was a Union Iron Worker before starting his own construction company.
James was the founder and member of Northwest Pennsylvania Preppers.
Surviving are his mother, Mary Lou Roberts, Jamestown; three daughters, Rebecca Roberts of Chelsea, Michigan, Elizabeth Roberts of Greenville and Heidi Roberts of New Castle; three sons, Jeremy Roberts of Hadley, Corey Roberts of Etna, Pennsylvania and Kevin Roberts of Washington, Pennsylvania; a stepson, Scott Harding and his wife, Jessica of Meadville, Pennsylvania; a sister, Betty Yurisic and her husband, Carl of Jamestown; a brother, Jeff Roberts and his wife, Julie of Pittsburgh; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild on the way.
In addition to his father, James was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Roberts and a grandson, Dominic Rodgers.
There are no services.
Arrangements by J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 1090 East State Street, Sharon, Pennsylvania. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFunerlaHomeandCrematory.com.