James Coleman Roe (Jimmy), age 65 of Decatur, GA, passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2018. Mr. Roe was a 1971 graduate of Bass High School in Atlanta, GA and a 1972 graduate of Atlanta Area Tech in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Roe began his career as a diesel mechanic with Fulton Concrete Company, followed by Mack Trucks of Atlanta. His final job role was as a maintenance technician at Earth Grains bakery in Forest Park, GA. Mr. Roe was an avid classic car fan, and he loved listening to music. He is preceded in death by his parents, Coleman David Roe & Mildred Williams Roe, and one brother, Ronald Roe. Mr. Roe is survived by his loving children, Rachel Roe of Clawson, MI; and James Coleman Roe Jr. of Flowery Branch, GA; sister and brother-in-law Carolyn & Donnie McDaniel of Buford, GA; several nieces, and one nephew. In lieu of flowers, his children request that donations in memory of their dad be made to the Presbyterian Homes of GA at www.phgainc.org You may also mail in a donation to the Presbyterian Homes of Georgia, Office of Development, P.O. Box 957267, Duluth, GA 30095 in memory of James C. Roe (Please note if you mail in a donation, you must make a notation in the memo section of your check denoting that your donation is in memory of James C. Roe).
A Celebration of Life Service for James (Jimmy) Coleman Roe will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2019, 2:00 p.m. at the Roe family cemetery plot. The service will be held at Crest Lawn Memorial Park: 2000 Marietta Boulevard NW, Atlanta, Georgia. North Atlanta Church of Christ Minister, Don McLaughlin, will officiate the service. When entering the cemetery, please follow the signage that will direct you to the Roe family cemetery plot. In the case of inclement weather, the service will be held at the covered mausoleum that is located near the front entrance of Crest Lawn Memorial Park.
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