William Roberts

William Roberts

Friday, January 27th, 1950 Sunday, March 15th, 2020

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Obituary for William J. "Bill" Roberts Jr.

William J. "Bill" Roberts Jr, 70, of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 15th, 2020 with family by his side. He was born January 27th, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan to parents William Sr. and Harriett (Colbey) Roberts. He married Carolyn J. (Jaworski) Roberts on October 21st, 1978. He lived in Detroit, Michigan for 48 years and was a resident of Indianapolis since 1994.

Bill is survived by his wife, Carolyn J. (Jaworski) Roberts of Indianapolis of nearly 42 years; one daughter, Rachel Roberts; a son in law Leo Hefferan; three grandchildren, Tru Marie Corey, Chloie Joyce Corey, and Zachary D. Roberts; one niece, Drusillia Hatchew, and one nephew, George Ranous Jr. Bill is preceded in death by both of his parents, and two sisters, Harriett Kelley and Drusillia E. Ranous.

Bill was a 1968 graduate of Henry Ford High School in Michigan and later went onto college. He was a Truck Driver for Nice Pak Inc in Mooresville for 10 years and retired in 2016. He enjoyed birds, watching and feeding them. Bill also loved to garden and go fishing. He loved spending time with his family.

Cremation arrangements are being handled by Jones Family Mortuary in Mooresville. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to a Humane Society of your choice.

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Shirley Rios

I am so sorry for your loss. Bill will be GREATLY missed. I LOVE YOU ALL
Comment | Posted at 03:27pm via Condolence

Bonnie Smuth

So sorry to hear of your family’s loss....with prayers for peace and comfort...,
Comment | Posted at 10:13pm via Condolence

Dee Hicks

Deepest condolences to Carolyn and the family and all of Bill's many friends.
Comment | Posted at 01:06pm via Condolence

Tru Marie

my grandpa was my whole heart. always teased me, always joked around with my granny, no matter what you would laugh around him. he was so very strong for so long. he was one of the best men in my life, and one of the realest. i will always be your “trubella” no matter what. i love you forever and always papaw❤️♾
Comment | Posted at 09:42pm via Condolence

Ann Ferraro

Carolyn, I’m so very sorry for your loss, my condolences to you and your family.
Comment | Posted at 08:09pm via Condolence

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