It is with great sadness that the family of Bernice Robertson announce his passing on Friday, December 11, 2020 at the age of 95.
Bernice was born May 1, 1925 in Midway (McIntosh), Georgia. He was the first born son of the late Elder Peter and Mary Ethel Jones Robertson. He retired from Century Link (formerly Costal Utility) in 1986.
Mr. Robertson was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Lenora Holmes Robertson, 3 daughters - Ola Mae and Mary Ann Robertson and Annie Lee Harden; daughter-in-law Ellerie Robertson, son-in-law Henry Johnson; sisters Amy Brown Mitchell, Sannie Mae Roberts and Gladys Severe; brothers - Jasper, William, Marion and Peter Robertson, Jr.
He is survived by 4 sons - Harry (Willie Mae), Burnes Jr. (Patricia), Randy (Donna), Steven (Brenda) Robertson; 5 daughters - Juanita Johnson, Luvina (Pernell) Harden, Debra Lewis, Caroline and Jennifer Robertson; 1 brother - E.J. Robertson and 3 sisters - Lenora Gadson, Erie Hendry and Shirley Robertson; 1 grandson Khristopher (Erica) Collins, whom he raised; 35 grands, 61 great grands, 14 great great grands, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends.
Viewing for Mr. Robertson is Thursday December 17, 2020 at Dorchester Funeral Home; 7842 E Oglethorpe Highway from 1-5 pm.
Funeral services will be held on December 18, 2020 at St. James Sport Center, 1140 Holmestown Rd, Midway Georgia 31320. Viewing will take place from 10:00 - 11:00 am and the funeral services will immediately followed @ 11am.
Published in Coastal Courier from Dec. 15 to Dec. 22, 2020.