A funeral service for former Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper and Dickson County school system Transportation Director Jesse Roberts will be Friday. Mr. Roberts died Monday at the age of 84. Roberts served with the THP for 31 years, retiring in 1984 with the rank of major. He then served for 24 years as the director of the school system’s transportation system before retiring in June 2012. A funeral service for Mr. Roberts will be at 11 am Friday at the Spann Funeral Home with Bro. Enoch Lankford and Bro. Steve Lee officiating. Visitation will be 2-8 pm Thursday and 9 am until the service Friday. He is survived by his wife, Pat England Roberts; son, Keith Roberts; three daughters, Jessica Roberts Gray, Jennifer Davis Roberts, and Jacquelin “J.J.” Roberts Johnson; a sister, Louise Overstreet; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.