US Navy

James E. Roberts Jr,

December 14, 1934 ~ January 30, 2021 (age 86)


James E. (Uncle Sonny) Roberts Jr., 86, of Fayetteville, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital with his loving family by his side.  James served in the US Navy and was a Veteran of the Korean War.  He was a member of the American Legion and VFW.  James worked as a machinist, he enjoyed bowling, golf and scratch off lottery tickets.  He was predeceased by his parents, Julia and James Roberts; three brothers; four sisters; and his daughter, Cathy Zubaly of PA.

James is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Sandra; three daughters, Amy (James) Scott of Lakeland. Julie Golden of Solvay and Cindy Ives of PA; two sons, Ronald Roberts of Cicero and James Roberts of PA; ten grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, February 5, 2021 10 a.m. at Delaney Greabell Adydan Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Onondaga Valley Cemetery.  Calling Hours will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2021 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home, 241 Kinne Street, East Syracuse. 

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February 4, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
East Syracuse, Kinne Street

Funeral Service
February 5, 2021

10:00 AM
Delaney Greabell Adydan Funeral Home
241 Kinne Street
East Syracuse, NY 13057

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