ADAMS, NY — Jeffrey C. Roberts, 55, of Adams, died Friday afternoon, Aug. 31, 2018, in the emergency room at Carthage Area Hospital.
A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Adams Village Baptist Church, with Rev. Dr. Bud Masters officiating. Burial will be in North Watertown Cemetery in Watertown, NY. Calling hours will be 1 to 3 and 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at the church.
Arrangements are with the Piddock Funeral Home, Inc., Adams.
Born Oct. 30, 1962, in Watertown, a son of David L. and Sandra (Yando) Roberts, he attended South Jefferson High School.
He married Dian Beckstead of Adams on Sept/ 21, 2002.
He is survived by his wife Dian, Adams; his father David L. (Joanne) Roberts, Lorraine; two sons Gavin (Jamie) Roberts and Kyle (Brittany) Roberts, both of Adams Center; two step sons Michael Beckstead and Jamie (Kelly) Beckstead, both of Adams; eleven grandchildren; two brothers David (Michelle) Roberts, Lorraine, and Jason (Shelia) Roberts, Baldwinsville; two sisters Debra (Scott) Brady, Graniteville, SC and Jennifer Roberts, Watertown; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his mother Sandra Rose Roberts, and a brother Joseph Mark Roberts.
Jeffrey will be remembered as the fun-loving husband, father, brother, grandfather “Pa”, uncle and friend. He loved sports both playing and watching – basketball, soccer, softball, etc. – motorcycles, and most of all just playing with grandchildren and any other children in his orbit.