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Fred Thomas Robertson

SoVaNow.com / February 17, 2020

Fred Thomas Robertson, 78, of Clover, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 at Duke Regional Hospital. He was born in South Boston on Oct. 3, 1941, son of Jane J. Hughes Robertson and the late Sylvester Wilson Robertson Sr. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and was a retired employee of ABB.

Mr. Robertson is survived by four children, Freddie A. Robertson (Janice), Ruth R. Robertson, Charles S. Robertson Sr. (Barbara) and Pamela V. Robertson-Cousins; two grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren with one on the way; his mother, Jane J. Hughes Robertson; four brothers, John Robertson (Rita), Wallace Robertson (Annette), Leonard Robertson (Sandra) and Robert Louise Robertson (Jennifer); eight sisters, Elizabeth Minor, Estelle Sullivan, Kate Lurry (Theodore), Cora Wilson, Bertha Delaware, Catherine Talley (Ervin), Joan Robertson and Earnestine Smalls (Irvin); his high school sweetheart, turned wife and best friend, Lena M. Robertson; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by one son, Thomas Allen Robertson and two brothers, Sylvester (Mose) Robertson Jr. and Joe Willie Robertson.

A funeral was held Saturday, Feb. 15, at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Frederick Eily, eulogist. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Public viewing was held Friday, Feb. 14, from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home. The family received friends at the residence, 3056 Clover Road, Clover.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.


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