Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Steve Robertson

Mr. Dewey E. “Steve” Robertson, 84, died Tuesday, December 6, 2011, at the Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, December 9th, at Vernon Assembly Of God Church, with Rev. Brian McDonald, Rev. Bobby Joe Butler, and Rev. Lee Watson officiating. Interment will be in Vernon Assembly Of God Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday at Porter Funeral Home, and from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. Friday at the church.

Mr. Robertson was born March 2, 1927, in Winston County, MS. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, a retired welder for Taylor Machine Works, a Mason, and a farmer. He was a member of Vernon Assembly Of God Church.

He is survived by his daughter, Jackie (Chad) Goodin of Louisville; four sisters, Margie Gully of Rogers, AR, Mavis Hanna, Marion Bateman, and Maxine Robertson, all of Louisville; three brothers, Paul Barron Robertson of California, Wilbur Robertson Jr. and Harold Robertson, both of Louisville; and 8 grandchildren, Deanna Swearingen, Allyson Swearingen, Caleb (Jenny) Swearingen, Chandler Swearingen, Ashton Smith, Jaclyn Presley, Amera Mussa, and Kaleigh Swearingen.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur E. Robertson and Vera Stokes; and three brothers, Willie Robertson, Herman Robertson, and Floyd Robertson.

Pallbearers will be Caleb Swearingen, Chad Goodin, Sawyer Ishee, Chandler Swearingen, Bobby Winchester, Kenny Joe Hanna, and Daniel Robertson. Honorary Pallbearers will be J.P. Fulton, Lamar Parkes, Bob Goodin, and Jerry Hatcher.