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James Elden Roberts

January 13, 1942 ~ July 29, 2018 (age 76)
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James Elden Roberts died at his home on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at the age of 76.

James was born on January 13, 1942 in Kemmerer, Wyoming, the son of Elden Smith Roberts and Almeda Robinson Roberts.  He was their only child.  On July 7, 1962 Jim married his high school sweetheart, Linda Jiacoletti.  Their first home was on a ranch on the upper Hams Fork.  They lived there from 1962 to 1973, while living there Judy, Jennifer and David were born.  After selling the ranch, and moving to town, Steve was born.  


Jim enjoyed being outdoors and spending time with family, camping, boating, four wheeling, and riding snowmobiles.  Fall was his favorite time of the year, and he always looked forward to going hunting.  Jim worked for Wyoming Industrial Gas and FMC Skull Point Mine.  After retiring from the mine, he worked for South Lincoln Medical Center.  He was a member of the first Commissary Commandos, and also the Kemmerer Gun Club.


Jim is survived by his wife, Linda Roberts, and children, Judy (Mike) Julian, Jennifer (Trevor) Votruba, David (Bobbie Jo) Roberts, Steve (Robin) Roberts, and ten grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, a niece Dana Jiacoletti, and numerous cousins.  


He was preceded in death by his parents, his father in law, Harry Jiacoletti, and mother in law, Dorthea Jiacoletti, and his grandparents.


Memorial services will be conducted on Friday, August 3, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. At Ball Family Chapel, 915 Pine Ave. In Kemmerer.


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