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DION ROBERTS

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Roberts, Dion Born to John and Janice Roberts of North Chicago, IL on April 3, 1987. The lord called his angel home on September 22, 2012. At an early age he joined St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Waukegan, IL where he did the Lord's work as usher. He attended North Chicago Community High School where he participated in numerous sports and NJROTC all four years of high school. He graduated in 2005. After graduating he decided to join the Navy. While serving his country Dion lost his life in a tragic accident in Afghanistan. He leaves to cherish his memory his parents, John and Janice Roberts; his loving sister, Jaleesa Roberts; nephew, Jeremiah Roberts all of North Chicago, IL; grandmothers, Anna Mae Ball of North Chicago, IL and Joan Huggins of Memphis, TN; his aunts, Virginia Henley, Helen (Timothy) Clark of North Chicago, IL, Sherri (Steve)Sullivan of Springfield IL; uncles, William (Joanne) Jenkins of North Chicago, IL, David Huggins; and a host of loving great aunts, cousins, and friends also a God sister, Sheena Adams and God brother, Vincent Adams of Waukegan, IL; and a Special friend, Jamie Plecker of VA Beach. Dion will truly be missed with his smile and spirit. He touched many people's hearts and was great role model. Dion was preceded in death by his grandfather, David Huggins, uncle, Alphonso Ball, and aunt, Kandi Williams. A Celebration of His Life Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, October 1, 2012 at the St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 708 Greenwood Avenue, Waukegan, IL. Pastor Jimmie O. Johnson, Officiating. Interment will be at Ft. Sheridan Cemetery, Ft. Sheridan, IL. Visitation will begin at the church at 9:00 A.M. Arrangements by Bradshaw & Range Funeral Home, 2513 Dugdale Rd., Waukegan, IL 847-662-3553. Please sign guestbook at www.Bradshaw-Range.com
Published in News Sun from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2012
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