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July 10, 1955-July 22, 2012

Wednesday, July 11, 2012, Jackie V. Robertson departed this life.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 14, 2012, at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro.

Viewing will be held prior to the funeral from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Jack, as he was affectionately known by family and friends, was born to the late Fred W. Robertson Sr. and Rosa L. (Braswell) Robertson July 10, 1955, in Goldsboro.

He graduated from Goldsboro High School class of 1973. After graduation from high school, Jack worked at Cherry Hospital as a nursing technician for a number of years and later as a construction worker with his brothers, Fred Jr., Milton and Copemon Robertson for many more years.

Jack will be remembered for his jovial and fun-loving personality and a person who loved to cook.

Jack was preceded in death by his father, Fred W. Robertson Sr.; his mother, Rosa L. (Braswell) Robertson; and his brothers, Fred W. Robertson Jr. and Milton Robertson.

Jack leaves to mourn his death his wife, Gail Robertson; their son, Tikki Antwan Buckrham; a granddaughter, Daysia A. Buckrham all of Goldsboro; two sisters, Margaret Bell of Spring Hill, Fla., and Carolyn Robertson of Goldsboro; two sisters-in-law, Patricia (Smith) Robertson (Fred Jr.) of Goldsboro and Carolyn B. Chestnutt (Charles) of Goldsboro; two brothers, Copemon Robertson of Goldsboro and Robert E. Robertson (Brenda) of Riverview, Fla.; a brother-in-law, Raymond Bryant Jr. (Josephine) of Goldsboro; an uncle, Farrior L. Braswell of Dudley.; two aunts, Mable Austin of Goldsboro and Virginia Rouse of Dudley; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and many, many friends.


Published in Obituaries on July 13, 2012 1:48 PM