Harold Gene Robertson was born on August 10, 1939 in Vivian, LA, and passed from this earth to his heavenly home on October 27, 2013 at the War Veterans Home in Monroe, LA.
He was a godly man who wore many hats. After graduation from LSU he served in the US Air Force as an officer. He was a Boy Scout district executive, coach, assistant principal, plant manager, home health administrator and a politician. After retirement he fulfilled his life dream of preaching the gospel full time. He was an avid sportsman, LSU fan, father and a loving and caring husband.
He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Merritt Robertson and his sister Judy Gimber.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Mary Chandler Robertson, two daughters Jeanne Robertson of Oakland CA; Leslie Cobb and husband Kenny of Farmerville, LA; two special grandchildren, Claire Cobb and Casey Cobb whom he enjoyed watching participate in sports; his five brothers, Jimmy Frank and wife Connie of Elgin TX; Tommy and wife Nancy of Lindale TX; Phil and wife Kay of West Monroe, LA; Si and wife Christine of West Monroe, LA; sister, Jan Dasher and husband Gordon of West Monroe, LA; brother-in-law Jim Gimber of Jonesboro, LA; mother-in-law Geraldine Chandler, sister-in-laws Alice Roberts and husband Harold, and Anita Chandler; brother-in-law Paul Chandler, all of Haughton, LA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Farmerville Church of Christ in Farmerville. Funeral services are Wednesday, at 10:00 A.M. at Farmerville Church of Christ. Officiating will be Gordon Dasher. Burial will follow in Liberty Hill Cemetery under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville.
Memorials may be made to the Southern Christian Home P.O. Box 649 Morrilton, AR. 72110.