ROBERT W. ROBERTSON SR.
The angels in heaven opened the gates to accept the late Rev. Robert Winston Robertson, Sr. of 1001 Magnolia Street, Petersburg, VA 23803, formerly of 19103 Church Road, South Chesterfield, VA.
Rev. Robert Robertson was born to Fannie R. Fields on April 9, 1941. He was preceded in death by his wife, Floren L. Robertson; mother, Fannie R. Fields; and step father, Norris Fields.
Rev. Robert W. Robertson, Sr. worked numerous years at Brown and Williamson. He retired from Chesterfield County Public Schools. He later worked as a security officer for Swanson’s Security Agency. He was an Associate Minister and Faithful member of Tabernacle Baptist Church, Petersburg, VA.
He was a graduate of Peabody High School class of 1961. He graduated Virginia Union Theological Seminary with an Associate’s Degree in Ministry.
Rev. Robertson was a dedicated and faithful father to his only son Deacon Robert Winston Robertson, Jr.
He leaves to cherish his memories, a devoted son, Deacon Robert W. Robertson, Jr. of Petersburg, VA; one step sister, Eleanor Banks(George) of Fort Washington, MD; one sister-inlaw, Beulah Fisher of South Chesterfield, VA; two devoted cousins, Tyrone White and George Robertson; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and distinguished friends.
A celebration of life service will be held 11 am Thursday, October 11, 2018, at Tabernacle Baptist Church,
418 Halifax Street, Petersburg, VA. Rev. Dr. Robert A. Diggs, Sr., officiating. Burial will follow at Dinwiddie Memorial Park.
Services are entrusted to the staff of the Petersburg-Chapel: Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home, 530 S. Sycamore Street, Petersburg, VA (804)863-4411.