William Cordie Robertson
William Cordie "Mr. R" "W.C." Robertson, 85, of Linden, died Monday, September 16, 2013. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Linden Chapel, 209 East Broad Street, Linden, Mich., with Pastor Jack McMaster officiating. Burial followed in Tyrone Memory Garden. Those desiring may make contributions to American Cancer Society, Alzheimer's Association or Faith Baptist Church.
Mr. Robertson was born December 9, 1927 in Rector, Ark., the son of Charles and Allie (Jones) Robertson. William served in the Navy. He received his Bachelor and Pharmacy degrees from the University of Arkansas. He resided in Linden, Mich. since 1979, coming from Clarkston, Mich. He owned and operated Robertson Pharmacy.
Mr. Robertson married Charlotte Delores Rieth in 1949 and she preceded him in death on Oct. 7, 2009. He attended Faith Baptist Church for 30 years.
Mr. Robertson is survived by two children, Kimberly (Leon) Threets of Livermore, Calif. and Charles Robertson (Debbie Long) of Linden, Mich.; three grandchildren, Leon and Erick Threets and Nicole Robertson; a great-granddaughter, Jayla Threets; siblings, Louise (R.L.) Hill of Marmaduke, Ark., Glenda (Ray) VanGoethem of West Branch, Mich. and Lavaughn (Rosemary) Robertson of Florence, Ala. along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, William Curtis; a brother, Dennis and his sisters, Vonna Lou Robertson Lucille McIntosh and Lottie Benson.
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