James R. Roberts, 36, of Campbellsville, died at 6:50 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013, in Campbellsville.
Son of Jo Anne Hacker Roberts of Essie, Ky., and the late James E. Roberts, he was born Sept. 17, 1976, in Frankfort, Ky.
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Stinnett Pentecostal Church.
He was a journalist for the Central Kentucky News-Journal in Campbellsville.
He married Abby Morgan on March 25, 2000. She survives.
Survivors also include a brother, Michael Roberts and his wife, Denise, of Essie; his grandfather, Ray Hacker of Stinnett, Ky.; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral was Wednesday, July 10, at Stinnett Pentecostal Church in Stinnett. Pastor James Bowling Jr. officiated.
Burial was in Hacker Family Cemetery in Essie.
Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville was in charge of local arrangements and Dwayne Walker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements in Stinnett.
Published in The Springfield Sun on July 10, 2013