Charles Jr. Robertson

Charles Jr. Robertson, of Rockford, Ill. departed this earthly life Monday, Feb. 29, 2016 at Swedish American Hospital.
He was born May 2, 1951 in Somerville, the son of Lee Arthur and Bertha New Robertson and was the fourth of six children born to this union.
 He was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Andrew Robertson.
Funeral service was held on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Smith Chapel MB Church-Somerville with Reverend  William H. Bass in charge.  Burial was in the church cemetery and Dixie Funeral Home was in charge of the professional service.
He professed a hope in Jesus Christ at a young age and fellowshipped with Smith Chapel Baptist Church.
Charles lived in Rockford since 1973 after relocating from California. He was employed as a machine operator by Specialty Screw Corporation several years before becoming disabled.  In 1969 he graduated from Allen White High School in Whiteville.

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