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Clarence W. Robertson

September 5, 1943 February 7, 2020
Clarence W. Robertson
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Clarence Wesley Robertson was born on September 5, 1943 to the late Deacon Dennis and Lila Robertson, he departed this life on February 7, 2020 at his home in Burkeville, Virginia. He was preceded in death by Lucy Robertson, his loving and devoted wife of 46 years; and his sister, Bernice Robertson Fowlkes.

Clarence was formally employed with the Burkeville Veneer Plant in Burkeville, Virginia and Holly Farms in Crewe, Virginia. He attended Luther H. Foster High School in Nottoway, Virginia.

Painting was not only his number one profession it was also his hobby. Clarence was baptized at an early age, under the leadership of Reverend L. W. Bass, at Eleven Oaks Baptist Church in Crewe, Virginia. Clarence served in the United States Army and received an honorable discharge. Although Clarence was his birth name he was also fondly called “Papa” and “Turkey”.

Clarence is survived by his three loving children: Lisa Hurt (Nathaniel), Larry Jackson (Tonya), Karen Qawi (Loyd); eight grandchildren, Antrown Hurt (Antonya), Windell J. Crawley, Keyshana Jackson, Bre’Asha Jackson, Justin Evans, Shaquana Brown, Larry Jackson Jr and Timea Jackson; seven great-grandchildren, Marjae Jackson, Zha’Dynn Jackson, Larry Jackson lll, Jayceon Jackson, Jus’Nyla Evans, Kiyon Jackson, and Ava Hurt; his brother: Frank Robertson (Judy) of Crewe, Virginia; two sisters, Marion Giles of Baltimore, Maryland and Annie Brooks of Jacksonville, Florida; four sisters-in-law, Nettie Palmer (David) of Burkeville, Virginia, Hazel Johnston (Ronnie) of Newark, New Jersey, Mary Edmonds of Newark, New Jersey, and Lillian Jones (Nathaniel) of Crewe, Virginia; two brothers-in-law, Robert Jackson (Eunice) of Crewe, Virginia, and James Jackson (Doris) of Burkeville, Virginia; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral Services Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Eleven Oaks Baptist Church, Crewe. Interment Gravel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Rice.

W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home of Blackstone in charge of arrangements.


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