Samuel “Sam Jr.” Roberts

Godfrey | Saturday, January 11 2014

Samuel “Sam Jr.” Roberts, 47, died at 10:12 a.m. Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Alton Memorial Hospital. Born June 20, 1966 in Alton he was the son of Karla (Voss) Roberts of Prescott, AZ and Sam and Sharon Roberts of Alton. He was a service dispatcher for Roberts Motors in Alton. Along with his parents, he is survived by a daughter, Whitney of Edwardsville, two sisters, and one brother, Dr. Stacey Roberts of Clermont, FL, John Roberts (Tonya) of Godfrey, and Melissa Corella (Rogelio) of Chandler, AZ, a step-sister, Leslie Ramprasad (Ryan) of Godfrey, and nieces and nephews, Stephanie Roberts, Isabella, Aliana, and Roman Corella, and Janelle Wilson. A private Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey on January 12, 2014 followed by burial at Upper Alton Cemetery. Father Steve Pohlman officiated. Memorials may be made to the Roberts Motors Scholarship Fund at the Lewis & Clark College Foundation. Gent Funeral Home in Alton was in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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