April 10, 1940 ~ December 2, 2003

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Asheville ~ Jack “Jackie” Conrad Roberts, 63, of Marietta Street, died Tuesday, December 2, 2003 at his residence. Mr. Roberts was born in Buncombe county and was son of the late Clyde and Lillie Dotson Roberts and was also preceded in death by a granddaughter Crystal Verdin. He was employed by the Biltmore Estate. Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Bertie Wade Roberts of Asheville; a daughter, Cynthia Verdin and husband Manuel of Fletcher; five children by previous marriage; a granddaughter, Angel Verdin of Fletcher; a brother, Jimmy Roberts and wife Francis of Weaverville; three aunts and one uncle. A funeral service will be held Friday at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road with Rev. Willie Warren officiating. Interment will immediately follow in Skyview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7:00 - 8:30 PM Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

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  1. Dear Cindy & Family, We are so sorry to read of your Dad’s passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. May God be with you during this difficult time.

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  2. Hey papaw jackie! I’m Jordan, your son Jeff’s daughter. Even though I didnt get to meet you, I love you very much and I have faith that I will see you in heaven!:)

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  3. Hi grandpa Jackie. This is your grandaughter Nikki and your daughter Sharon. We just wanted to say we love you and we will see you soon, but in a much better place. Good bye for now. We will miss you.

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  4. This IS ONE OF YOUR NATURAL DAUGHTERS. ALTHOUGH I NEVER GOT TO KNOW YOU, YOU WILL ALWAYS BE IN MY HEART.ALWAYS HAVE AND ALWAYS WILL.THAT IS SOMETHING NOONE CAN TAKE FROM EITHER OF US. I LOVE DADDY ALWAYS!!!

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  5. Our deepest sympathy to Bertie and family. Jack was a dear man. He did painting jobs for us and he was so much fun to have around. His last paint job here, I was so happy to learn that he knew the Lord. So we will meet again. In His Love, Dixie and Frank Quinlan

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  6. I AM A FORMER EMPLOYEE OF CHAMPION CREDIT UNION AND I GOT TO KNOW JACKIE THROUGH THE DRIVE THRU.I LOOKED FORWARD TO SEEING AND TALKING TO HIM EVERY FRIDAY.I JUST WANTED TO LET HIS FAMILY KNOW THAT I AM THINKING ABOUT ALL OF YOU.

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  7. TO MY FIRST LOVE AND THE FATHER OF MY CHILDREN. YOU LEFT THIS WORLD WITHOUT KNOWING THAT YOU HAD 10 GRANDCHILDREN AND 7 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. MAY YOU REST IN THE ARMS OF OUR LORD. SEE YOU IN HEAVEN. LOVE ALWAYS, BRENDA.

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  8. HI DAD IM SO GLAD I GOT TO TALK TO YOU BEFORE YOU WENT HOME TO HEAVEN, REST IN PEACE DAD.WE ALL LOVED YOU SO MUCH. YOU WILL ALWAYS BR IN MY HEART. YOUR DAUGHTER MICHELLE

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