Jamil Ajani Roberts
07/22/1979 - 12/13/2022
Obituary For Jamil Ajani Roberts
Jamil Ajani Roberts was born July 22, 1979 in Charlotte, North Carolina to Edgar Eugene Roberts and the Late
Shirley Clinton Roberts. He departed this earthly life and transitioned to receive his wings on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, in San Francisco, California.
At an early age he attended Ebenezer Baptist Church, Kings Mountain NC. He attended Ashbrook High School where he was affectionately known as the “Candy Man,” as he had an entrepreneurial spirit. This is also where he ran track and received awards for his artistic ability which lead him to Savannah College of Art and Design at the Savannah, Georgia Campus. He also enjoyed Karate were he achieved his Brown belt before heading off to college. Jamil was extremely funny and enjoyed family time. Even though he did not have any children of his own, he truly loved his younger siblings and two nieces.
He was an avid inline skater and snow boarder. His skating and videography business lead him to Atlanta, Washington State, San Francisco and now full circle home to his final resting place in Gastonia, NC where he will be laid to rest after cremation at the gravesite of his mother, the late Shirley Clinton Roberts, who preceded him in death.
He was also preceded in death by his Fraternal Grandparents Howard B Roberts Sr. and Blondean Roberts, Maternal Grandparents Howard C Clinton Sr. and Shelton A. Clinton. He leaves behind to cherish his memory and legacy; his Father Edgar E Roberts (Shannon Curry Roberts – Stepmother), Kings Mountain NC, Grandparents, Eugene (Mary) Curry Kings Mountain, NC, two brothers Cemal I Roberts, Gastonia, NC, Jalen M Roberts, Kings Mountain, two sisters Sabriyya Roberts, and Zahra Roberts, Kings Mountain NC, and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends whom he loved dearly.
Funeral Services were held December 30th, 2022 at Rosadale Funeral Chapel, Gastonia. Burial will take place at a later date.