Jack Roberts
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Jack Roberts
  • September 9, 1945 - April 16, 2017
  • Mesa, Arizona

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Jack Roberts Jr., of Mesa, Arizona went to be with his Lord on April 16, 2017 at the age of 71. He was born September 9, 1945 in Tampa, Florida to Jack Roberts Sr. and Mary Harness Roberts. He was a life-long member of the churches of Christ. He graduated from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas and in 1969 earned his juris doctorate from the Louisiana State University School of Law. Jack practiced law in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for 30 years. In 1989, he became general counsel for the Crown Sterling Hotel Development Corporation based in San Mateo, California. Jack is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Larenda Lyles Roberts; daughter and son-in-law Allyson and Will Ohman of Mesa, Arizona; son and daughter-in-law Clint and Katrina Roberts of Phoenix, Arizona; grandchildren Annabel & John William "Jack" Ohman; sister and brother-in-law Anne and Raymond Reames of Glen Allen, Virginia; brother Terry Roberts of Evening Shade, Arkansas; brother-in-law, George Robert "Bob" Lyles Jr. and wife CeCe of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; sister-in-law Roberta Lyles Turner and husband Dr. Stephen Turner of Victoria, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, April 21st at Mariposa Gardens Cemetery Chapel, 6747 E. Broadway Road, Mesa, AZ 85206. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P. O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215 or www.diabetes.org/donate. Please visit www.mariposagardens.com