The Progress-Index - - OBITUARIES -

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.

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