Sgt. Robert (Bobby) Oliver Robertson entered into eternal rest on September 19, 2019 after a brave battle with cancer. He was a loving and devoted man of God, husband, father, brother, and friend; he never met a stranger. He served in the U.S. Army Active Duty, Reserve Duty, and did two tours in Iraq. He was a devoted Christian who loved the Lord and all of his people. He did missionary work in the USA, Africa, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Mexico.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver R. Robertson and Virginia B. Robertson and his brother, Raymond Wilson. He leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife, Tammie Robertson; sons Braxton Robertson (Carol) and Isaiah Robertson (Gina), Londyne and Mylz Douglas-Brown; brothers: John and Charles Wilson; sisters: Carolyn Mitchell (Edgar), and Brenda Morris (Joseph); granddaughter Aaliyah McCoy; nieces: Charmaine Wilson, Patricia Tisdale, and Cassandra Wilson; nephews: Shawn, Anton, and Devon Mitchell, and Gary Taylor; a host of cousins and friends. He is also survived by his faithful companion and service dog, Bentley Jack Robertson.
A visitation is scheduled 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25, where the family will receive friends at Affinity Funeral Services, Richmond Chapel, 2720 Enterprise Pkwy, Richmond, VA 23294. A celebration of Robert’s life will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 26, at the funeral home chapel.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Robert’s honor to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance at https://www.ccalliance.org/donate