Jimmy Roberson

Obituary of Jimmy Ernest Roberson

On April 6, 2023, Jimmy E. Roberson went home to be with the Lord.  He passed away at his home in Winter Haven, Florida with his family by his side.


He was born in Truman, Arkansas on August 9,1942. He was the first child born to J. T. And Vera Roberson, who preceded him in death. 


He joined the U.S. Army shortly after graduation where he met the love of his life, Judith Anne Bennett.  They would have celebrated 59 years of marriage this year. 


Jimmy was employed in many different facets from A&W Root Beer Drive-in, Borden’s Milk Route, Piccadilly Cafeteria, B&D Air conditioning, and finally as an HVAC tech for Walt Disney World retiring after 35 years.


Jimmy loved his family, fast cars, and motorcycles.


Jim is survived by his wife Judie, daughter Jerri Lynn, sons James and John III.  Grandchildren 

Jeff Korycki, Judie Roberson, and

JT Roberson.


He is also survived by his sisters Sharron Turman and Jeanne Roberson and many friends and family who loved him.


He was preceded in death by his parents, and his precious daughter Julie Roberson.


Persons wishing to leave a lasting gift in Jimmy’s memory can make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Center or Shriners Hospital for Children.

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