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James Matthew Roby

May 26, 1977 — January 7, 2023

McMinnville

James Matthew Roby

 

James Matthew “Jamie” Roby, 45, of McMinnville, Tennessee, formerly of Hartford, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.  He was born May 26, 1977 in Daviess County.  James was of the Catholic faith and was a foreman with MasTec Advanced Technologies and he enjoyed his job very much.  He had a “Big Heart” and loved to help people.  He enjoyed coin collecting, working on and customizing cars, and watching comedies.  He especially loved very much his niece, Sadie and his cat, “Good Kitty”.  James traveled a lot for his work and enjoyed sightseeing while he was at each place. 

 

James was preceded in death by his mother, Renae Lee on January 14, 2018 and his grandparents, Winifred and Bernard Roby and Shirley and Robert Lee.

 

Surviving are his father, Tom Roby and wife Becky of Owensboro; his brother, Ryan Roby and wife Tiffany of Owensboro; his companion, Rhonda Walker; a niece, Sadie Roby; step siblings, Brandon Boone, Sara Boone, and Marissa Mattingly; and step nieces and nephews, Bethanie and Maddie Boone and Dessa and Oliver Mattingly.

 

A memorial service will be 6 PM Thursday, January 12, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.  Visitation will be from 3 PM until time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA  90266.  Memories and condolences to the family can be shared at www.glenncares.com.

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

3:00 - 6:00pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Memorial Service

Thursday, January 12, 2023

6:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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