Roberts, William John (Jumper)
Jumper passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2013, at his home. He was born on November 7, 1946, in Elmira, NY to George L. & Marion Monahan Roberts. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Elizabeth Teller Roberts; mother, Marion F. Roberts; sister-in-law Sara (Albert) May & children of Oklahoma; niece Nanette Roberts of Elmira, NY; and nephews Richard J. Roberts of Texas along with several cousins & dear friends. He is predeceased by his father, George L. Roberts; and siblings: Patrick, George Wayne & Jane Roberts. Bill was a very positive person and is missed by his faithful dog Heidi. Jumper retired from Shepard Niles in July of 2013, after 44 years of dedicated service. He was past president of the Mechanics Club in Montour Falls, NY, coached T-ball and girls 5th & 6th OMCS basketball. Jumper, along with his buddies, was an avid hunter and fisherman. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Vedder and Scott Funeral Home, 122 N. Genesee St., Montour Falls, NY on Monday, November 11, 2013 between the hours of 1 to 3 PM. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery.