Jim Roby

Birth Date: 
Saturday, October 18, 1958
Date of Passing: 
Friday, December 29, 2017

Jim Roby, 59, of Wooster died Friday, December 29, 2017.

He was born October 18, 1958 in Wooster to Robert and Janet Jacot Roby.  On August 2, 1980, he married Kayla Speelman.  She survives.

Jim had worked for Metals USA for over 38 years and was co-owner of the Country Fixins vegetable stands.  He had played fast pitch softball for over 30 years.  He also enjoyed hunting and bowling where he had made many friends over the years.

Along with his wife, Kayla, he is survived by his children Jimmy Roby and Suzanne (Ryan) Eggeman; his mother Janet; brothers Mike Roby and Rick (Kathy) Roby all of Wooster; half-brother Bobby; a half-sister Becky and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jim was preceded in death by his father.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 10:00 AM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with Pastor Arnie Kaufman officiating.  Interment will follow in Fredericksburg East Cemetery.

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com


Tuesday, from 6:00-8:00 pm at the funeral home


Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home


Kayla and family, I know this has been very hard for you. Know that he is now at peace. My love to all and prayers too. You are all loved very much. I will miss him.

Kayla and family So sorry to hear about this You have my Prayers and Love you. Remember all the good times you had with him.

To the Roby family: So sorry for your loss. Take comfort in knowing he is not suffering and is now at peace. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

So sorry to hear of ur loss, prayers to the family.

So sorry for your loss...The Leiendecker family has all of you in our thoughts.

No words can take away your pain. I pray that the lord will wrap his arms around and in time bring you peace

So many great memories. Rest in peace, my friend. Prayers of comfort to the Roby family.

Kayla & family, We are so sorry very for the loss of one so close and dear. All of you are in our prayers and may GOD grant you all the peace and comfort that only he has the power to give at this very difficult time. God bless

We are so sorry for your loss. It was an honor to know him, he was a great person! Our prayers are with all of you.

Sending prayers and hugs from our Family to yours Kayla, Love Ken and Pat

I remember so many good times at fast pitch games Jim had such a great sense of humor he shares with everyone. So sorry Kayla and family if you need anything let me know....love you guys...

Jimmy and Suzy, my hearfelt sympathy to you and your family. I too lost a loved one, my mom, the day after Christmas. I definitely feel your pain and sadness. Prayers to you!

My prayers goes out to you and family members. Remember and charsh all the good time. Prayer for the family

Suzy, know that we are thinking and praying for you and your family hon. So very sorry for your loss, prayers and hugs sent your way Suzy!!!!

So very sorry to hear this Kayla. Prayers to you and your family.

Kayla I’m so sorry, Jim loved you so much and was a great dad. I know your grief is great right now. I’m praying that God can bring you and the kids some comfort and peace during this difficult time. Please know that I’m here if you need anything at all. Love you

Prayers lifted up for peace and comfort during this difficult time. I pray Kayla and family find comfort in knowing he isn't suffering anymore. I will always remember how nice he was in school.

Kayla, Sorry for your loss. I praying for you though these trying days.

So Sorry for Your Loss. My Heart goes out to You. Prayers for Love and Comfort..

Praying that God will wrap his arms around you and your family and hold you tight through your grief.

My deepest sympathy to all of you.

I am so sorry to hear about jim I know how hard this is for your family I wish you all the best I know he will be missed at work everyone loved him

Kayla... so very sorry... May you feel the love of family and friends and know how much we care. Prayers, thoughts and hugs are sent to you.

To the Robey family my deepest sympathy. Jim was a terrific young man. He was a leader on the Hot Stove team I coached. He will be missed.

Kayla I'm sorry to hear this. Jim was a good guy my prayers are with you and your family

To the Roby family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We are so sorry for the loss of Jim.

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

Words cannot express my deepest heartache for you and the family.
Praying his love and comfort gives you peace my dear friend.

Sympathy to you and your family Kayla. May God give you peace and comfort at this time.

Sorry for your loss. May his Memory be eternal!

Kayla - I am so sorry for your loss. My and my families thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Dear Kayla and family I'm so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time. I was in North Carolina visiting family over the holidays and just returned home. Love Leslie Sells

Kayla and Family,
My heart goes out to you and the pain will not go away, but it will ease. What a great, cheerful, full of life and fun guy! We will sure miss him at bowling, and on bus trips. Take care and god bless your family. Sincerely, Janet

Dear Kayla and Family,Prayers and hugs to you from Bill,Rosanna, and Mary,and the rest of the Nelson Family

Kayla and family.... So sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort at this time.

Kayla and family,
My deepest sympathy in the loss of you hubby. I will keep you in my prayers as
you go through this difficult time.

Sending strength and prayers to the family - saw him at CCF and was a happy past remembrance of playing softball at the Wooster high school ball fields as a kid with he and his brothers. From the Fischer family....

Kayla,sorry to read about Jim.You have our deepest symphony.We always enjoyed talking to you both.Joyce and Albert

Kayla, am so sorry for your loss, he passed the same day as my late husband. Only 7 years before, just take it one day at a time. Am here for you!

Kayla, So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. May memories of happy times bring you comfort in the months ahead. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Kayla & family, So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. You are in our thoughts & prayers. May all your happy memories help you through this difficult time & in years to come. Our deepest sympathy, Angelo & Betty

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