Rev. Marty Jenkins officiated at the services. Burial followed with full military honors provided by the US Army and Pennyrile Area Honor Guard at Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery West, in Hopkinsville.
Mr. Robertson died on Saturday, March 14, 2009, at 11:52 p.m. at Alvin C. York Nursing Home in Murfreesboro, TN of natural causes.
Mr. Robertson was born on Sunday, July 2, 1939, in Hopkinsville. He was the son of the late Fred Adair and Sarah Wilmoth Clark Robertson.
Mr. Robertson was a US Army Veteran, a member of the Eagles, was retired from the Trigg County Jail as a Deputy and was of the Baptist Faith.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Margie Louise Chapman.
Survivors include his wife Frances (Gilkey) Robertson, of Cadiz, three sons, Joe Brandon Robertson, Jr., of College Grove, TN, Joe Achim Robertson, of St. Libory, IL, and Joe Danny Robertson, of St. Libory, IL, two daughters, Pamela (Robertson) Springer, of St. Libory, IL, and Angela Jo Robertson, of Cadiz, one stepdaughter, Carmon Anita Davis, of Hopkinsville, one step son, Curtis Gene Sutton, of Monroe, NC, seventeen grandchildren, three great grandchildren, eight step grandchildren, and three step great grandchildren.
Serving pallbearers were Lonnie Clark, Jimmy Chapman, Larry Wyatt, Billy Robertson, Ronnie Clark, Jesse Sumner Jr., Jerry Wayne Joiner, Jr., and Jeff Sisk.