Roberts, James Preston

James Preston Roberts, 88, of McDonough, died Friday, June 24, 2011. He was born in Bradenton, Fla., to the late Leon F. and Maude Broome Roberts, Sr. James was also preceded in death by his son, Dr. Patrick J. Roberts. Mr. Roberts is survived by his spouse, Patricia Anne (Parks) Roberts, of McDonough; sons, John P. Roberts, of Manchester, N.H.; Richard Roberts, of Hendersonville, N.C.; stepsons, Ernest M. Rudick, Jr., of Trussville, Ala.; Robert J. Rudick, of Montgomery, Ala.; stepdaughters, Kathleen R. Coley, of Bowdon, Ga.; Ann M. Sutphin, of McDonough; 16 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; and many other loved family members. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, June 27, at 3 p.m., at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, with Pastor Roy Mack and Wayne Sutphin officiating. Interment will follow on Tuesday, June 28, at 1 p.m., at Greenwood Cemetery, in Montgomery, Ala. The family will receive friends Monday, June 27, from 1 p.m., to 3 p..m., at the Funeral Home. Those who wish, may sign the online guest registry at: www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements, (770) 914-1414.