James Christopher Roberts, Jr. 28, of Triangle, VA, and formerly of Odessa, DE passed away suddenly on November 28, 2013.
Christopher served his country as an Intelligence Analyst with the US Army serving 2 tours in Iraq, where he was awarded Army Commendation Medal (3rd award), Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal ,National Defense Service Medal, Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal w/ Campaign Star, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (3rd award). After being honorably discharged in 2009 he worked for a private intelligence contractor in Virginia as an Intelligence Analyst Instructor.
Christopher graduated from Red Lion Christian Academy in 2003. Christopher was a marksman and interested in the history of firearms.
He is survived by his mother & stepfather Dawn and Steve Scott of Townsend, his father and stepmother J. Christopher and Stephanie Hansen of Odessa, two sisters Kate Quaintance and her husband Justin, and Liz DeVaughn and her husband Zach, paternal grandmother Edith Louise Roberts of Odessa, maternal grandparents Kay and Herb Allen of Middletown, four stepsisters Julie Mull and her husband Alex, Grace Watts and her husband Daniel, Patricia Hansen Figgs, MD and her husband Morgan, Virginia E. Hansen, and a stepbrother Thomas S. A. Hansen, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 1 pm at Old Drawyers Church, 2839 DuPont Pkwy, (Rt. 13 North of Odessa) Middletown, DE. Interment with military honors will be in the adjoining cemetery. There will be no visitation prior to service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent online to www. woundedwarriorproject.org or mail to Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
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