Earl Stanhope Robertson, 68, of Forest, passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2016 at Virginia Baptist Hospital after extended illness. Born March 30, 1947, he was a son of the late Wilbert Herbert and Mary Virginia Dinwiddie Robertson. Earl trusted in the Lord Jesus and previously attended Palestine Baptist Church in Huddleston, VA. He volunteered with the Roanoke Chapter-National Railroad Historical Society. He was retired from the Virginia Department of Transportation. He is survived by two brothers, Ernest Robertson and his wife, Martha, of Lynchburg, Henry Robertson and his wife, Edith, of Forest; two sisters, Sedella Austin and her husband, Joe, of Lindale,TX; Rebecca Tinnell of Forest and dear friend to Lou Padgett Brown and a father figure to Susan McCaskill (husband Andy); numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, Herbert Leslie Robertson and his wife Shirley; one infant sister Virginia Irene Robertson. A funeral service was held Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 at 11 AM at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Moneta with Andy McCaskill and Rev. David Lord officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Roanoke Chapter-National Railroad Historical Society, P.O. Box 13222, Roanoke, VA 24032. Diuguid Funeral Service & Crematory-Waterlick Chapel, 434-237-2722, is serving the family. On-line condolences may be sent to www.diuguidfuneralservice.com.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2016