Jimmy passed away peacefully on June 16, 2019 in his home.
He was born on Aug. 31, 1951, in Brownwood to Jack and Glenda Roberts. He was raised in Midland, graduating from Midland High School in 1969. He served in the National Guard for 5 years. He married the "love of his life" Karen in 1978. He was a Master Electrician and owner of JDR Electric Company until retiring.
He enjoyed camping and spending time at his "lake spot" in Brownwood. He loved spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Glenda Roberts; and brother, Danny Roberts of Midland.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Karen Roberts; three daughters, Dana and Chris Tiller of Germany, Michelle and Brian Dickey of Killeen, and Dr. Jennifer Choate of Fort Worth; granddaughter Alexis and Cutter Gillaspy of Fort Bragg, North Carolina; grandsons Matthew and Megan Pipkin of Midland, Matthew Dickey of Killeen; his stepmother, Maxine Roberts; and brother, Tony Roberts of Midland; and numerous other family members and friends.
His family would like to thank UT Southwestern in Dallas, Baylor Scott & White in Ft Worth, Texas Oncology of Midland and Hospice of Midland for all of your help, love and support as Jimmy courageously and relentlessly fought his seven-year battle with kidney cancer.
Thank you Debbie Tarleton for your never ending care, kindness and guidance with Jimmy and our entire family throughout this journey.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations be made to Hospice of Midland. As per his wishes there will be no services.