James Aaron Roberts passed away April 5, 2011 at Edinboro Manor. He was born on November 11, 1970 in Fort Ord, CA and is survived by his mother, Sue Blount of McKean; his father, Edgar James Roberts of Cambridge Springs; step-father John Blount; and his sisters, Michelle Roberts of Edinboro and Ciara Roberts of Henderson, NV. He is further survived by his grandparents, Granville James Morris and Patricia Morris of Conneaut Lake; aunts, Beth Bommarito of Birmingham, MI and Jan Ganley of Erie; cousins, Heather Croy and Michael Ganley; nieces, Maggie Roberts and Jenny Rose Roberts; and many other aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Roberts, James AaronGrowing up in the Meadville area, Jamie loved to travel, swim, play soccer, and he developed a fondness for art. Always the prankster, Jamie could always be found with a big smile on his face that was contagious to those around him. He graduated from Meadville High School.

He will be sorely missed by family and friends and those whose lives were touched by his presence.

A memorial service will be held at McLane Church, 12511 Edinboro Road, Edinboro on Saturday, April 30 at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends starting at 10:00 a.m. Memorials may be made to the McKean Hose Company or the Edinboro Fire Department.