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AUGUSTA, Ill. -- Jerald T. Roberts, 78, of Augusta, died at 7 a.m. Friday (July 25, 2014) in the Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb.

He was born May 23, 1936, near Timewell, to Charles Hugh and Gertrude Eulala Martin Roberts. He married Roberta Downey on Nov. 8, 1953, in Macomb. She died Oct. 15, 1986.

Jerald had been employed as a pipeline construction supervisor before his retirement. He attended Augusta High School.

He was an avid NASCAR racing fan.

He is survived by four sons, Ricky (Elizabeth Diane) Roberts of Argenta, Larry (Laura) Roberts of Augusta, Rodney Roberts of Argenta and Michael (Rhonda) Roberts of Huntsville; a daughter, Anna Marie Roberts of Tulsa, Okla.; nine grandchildren, Heather Lea (Eric) Penne, Christopher Andrew (Misty) Roberts, Christopher Joseph (Meredith) Roberts, Amanda (Sol) Roberts-Lieb, Leslie (Mike) Irons, Zandy Burke, Ronald (Samantha) Roberts, Courtney Simpson and Mark Kaufman; 17 great-grandchildren; a brother, Kenny (Shirley) Roberts of Augusta; two nephews; and one niece.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

SERVICES: 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, in the Hamilton Funeral Home, Augusta, conducted by the Rev. Patsy Spratt and the Rev. Jerry Spratt. Cremation will be accorded after the service, with private family burial at a later date in Woodlawn Cemetery, Augusta.

VISITATION: 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

MEMORIALS: Augusta Lions Club Playground Project.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hamilton Funeral Home, Augusta.

WEBSITE: www.hamiltonfuneralhomes.net.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from July 26 to July 29, 2014
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