James R. “Buck” Robertson
Hot Springs – James R. “Buck” Robertson, 80, of Bacova, Virginia died Tuesday, July 09, 2013 in Clifton Forge.
He was born March 30, 1933 in Bath County, Virginia, the son of the late Louis Robertson and Phyllis Masters Robertson.
He was married to the late Helen G. Robertson who preceded him in death on May 29, 2012. Mr. Robertson was retired from Gramercy Farm where he was the manager.
He was a member of the Starr Bolar United Methodist Church; an avid sportsman who enjoyed hunting & fishing; and enjoyed gardening.
He is survived by four children, Norman R. Robertson & wife Bobbie of Williston, SC Lisa R. Bartley of Covington, Virginia, Scott Robertson & wife Diane of Hot Springs, Virginia and Craig Robertson of Bacova, Virginia; seven grandchildren, Amy Bartley, Michael Bartley, Monja Robertson, Tyler Robertson, Hannah Robertson, Rachael Robertson and Clay Robertson; three great grandchildren, Addison Bartley, Mikey Bartley and Elizabeth Bazzrea; two brothers, Willis Robertson & wife Charlotte and Wallace Robertson & wife Hilda.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Vada Robertson & Wana Tidd.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11:30 a.m., Friday, July 12, 2013 at McLaughlin & Young Funeral Home with Pastor Lorrie Aikens officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Michael Bartley, Tyler Robertson, Clay Robertson, Adam Plecker, Corey Plecker and J.P. Tidd.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to services from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Regional Hospice, P.O. Box 637, Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Buck Robertson family. Buck was a friend, neighbor, and a well liked person of Bath County. He will be missed by many.
Donnie and Chris Carpenter