Welcome to the memorial page for

James T Roberts

March 2, 2017

James “Bill” Roberts, known affectionately by his family and close friends as “Pots” passed away at his home in Oliver Springs on Thursday, March 2, 2017. He was a WWII Veteran serving our country in the US Army. He was a long-time member of New Life Nazarene Church in Oak Ridge and was retired from Y-12.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ova Lee Roberts;  parents, Reuben and Lucille Roberts;  infant twin daughters.


He is survived by his daughter, Annette Adkisson and husband Jeff;

Sons, Ken Roberts, Tommy and wife Melva Roberts, and Danny and wife Nancy Roberts;

Grandchildren, Jim (Leslie) Roberts, Lynn (Wes) Silvey, Cristy (Luke) Wittmer,

Derek (Emily) Adkisson, Jocelyn (Greg) Weatherford;

Ten Great-grandchildren;   Three great-great-grandchildren;

Sister, Margaret Davis;

And many other family members, neighbors, and friends.


The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 5, 2017 from 1:00-2:30 pm at New Life Nazarene Church, 200 Lafayette Dr. Oak Ridge, TN . The funeral service will begin at 2:30 pm with Pastor Keith Robinson officiating.  Interment will follow in Oak Ridge Memorial Park with full military honors.

Jackson Funeral Services in Oliver Springs is honored to serve the Roberts Family.

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