James T. "Jim" Roberts, Jr

Fall River … James T. Roberts, Jr, 68, of Fall River passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at St. Anne’s Hospital.
Son of the late James T. Sr. & Rita A. (Hanson) Roberts. He was a lifelong resident of Fall River and spent his childhood summers in Little Compton, RI.
A graduate of B.M.C Durfee High School and New England Institute of Anatomy, Jim was a recognized Funeral Director and Embalmer. He began his career in 1971 as an apprentice for Coughlin Funeral Home. He then worked at many of the funeral homes throughout Fall River as a Trade Embalmer, lastly working at South Coast Funeral Home. Jim also co-owned and operated Embalming Associates for many years and was past President of the Fall River Funeral Directors Association.
In his later years, Jim enjoyed spending his days with his dad bantering over politics and family history. Known as “Big Jim” to many, he will be missed for his unique stories and larger than life personality.
Survivors include his daughter Kelley Elizabeth Almeida (Husband Michael) of Fall River; a brother Thomas C. Roberts (wife Joan) of Fall River; a sister Judith Martin (late Daniel M.) of Little Compton, a grandson Matthew J. Almeida; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at 8:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at SOUTH COAST FUNERAL HOME, 1555 Pleasant St., Fall River, MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. at Holy Name Church, Hanover St., Fall River. Interment will be private.

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