James S. Roberts, 72, a resident of Medina, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013. He was born July 3, 1940, in Shelbyville, Illinois, to Paul and Salome (nee Hiebert) Roberts. James served with the 82nd Airborne Unit. He was employed with BF Goodrich as Petroleum National Sales Manager. James served as Mayor of Medina from 1989 through 2001. He enjoyed all animals.
He is survived by his sons, Paul and John; grandchildren, Braelyn and Ayla; sister, Margaret Mary (George) Congrave; and his former wife, Carol.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and son, James Scott Roberts III.
Memorial Visitation will be held Monday, March 4, 2013, from 12 Noon to 1:15 P.M., at Carlson Funeral Home, 3477 Medina Road (Rt. 18 & River Styx Rd.), Medina. Celebration of Life Service will follow at 1:15 P.M. Interment of Cremains will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, in Rittman.
Online Memorials at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com
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