The Obit For William Robertson


Published in The Opelika-Auburn News on February 2, 2010

Mr. William Terry Robertson, Sr., 74, of Dadeville, Alabama, formerly of Lanett, Alabama, died at Bethany House, Auburn, Alabama, Sunday, January 31, 2010.

Mr. Robertson was born in Langdale, Alabama, Thursday, June 6, 1935. Mr. Robertson was a member of Sardis United Methodist Church, Dadeville, Alabama. His parents were the late Vena Mae Lauderdale Robertson and M. V. Robertson. S

urvivors: Wife, Ann Brannon Robertson of Dadeville, Alabama; Daughters, Sherri (Wayne) Bennett of Huntsville, Texas, Christy (Mark) Sessions of Auburn, Alabama; Son, Terry (Denise) Robertson, Jr. of Dadeville, Alabama; 10 Grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

The funeral service will be 3:00 PM EST, Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at McCarthy Funeral Home. Reverend Stephen Kinn, Reverend Bill Meadows, and Reverend Philip Sessions will be officiating.

The family will greet friends Tuesday evening, February 2, 2010 from 6:00 PM EST until 8:00 PM EST at McCarthy Funeral Home.

Mr. Robertson graduated from Valley High School in 1953 and attended Opelika Tech. He played several years in minor league baseball. Mr. Robertson worked at West Point Pepperell, Uniroyal and retired from Ampex. He loved fishing golfing and gardening.

A special thanks is extended by Mr. Robertson's to Bethany House, East Alabama Hospice, Dr. Braydon Johnson and Leann Knowles. The gift of flowers is respectfully declined and the family asks that contributions be made to Sardis United Methodist Church General Fund, 11385 Hiway 50, Dadeville, Alabama 36853.