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Mayor Billy H. "Bill"

Robertson



MINDEN, LA - Celebration of Life service will be held in honor of Mayor Bill Robertson on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church Minden. The celebration will be officiated by Rev. Leland Crawford, Pastor of First Baptist, Minden and Rev. Richard Methvin, Pastor of Eastside Baptist Church. Interment will immediately follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Minden, LA. The family will be receiving friends on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Eastside Baptist Church, 1201 Park Hwy, Minden LA, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Bill was born on May 5, 1938 to Homer and Marie Robertson in Independence County, Arkansas and went home to be with the Lord on June 27, 2013 in Bossier City, Louisiana.

Bill is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughters, Beverly Robertson Waller and husband Mike, and Brenda Robertson Weeks and husband Billy and son, Kyle Robertson; grandchildren, Jenna Bone, Whitney Weeks Grisham and husband Cody, Chelsi Weeks, and Jamison Bone and great grandson, Trent Harber; brothers, Bob Robertson and wife Lana, and Eddie Robertson; six nephews, Bobby and wife Kim, Ty, Mikey and wife Lisa, Christopher, Michael and Jeffrey Robertson.

He is also survived by his extended family, Angela Frye and husband Shane, Peyton Weeks and his wife Lindsay, Jodie Martin and husband Devin, Amy Waller, Rachel Waller, Jesse Waller and wife Paige and numerous other family and friends.

Mayor Bill Robertson was elected as Mayor of Minden in 1990 and was serving his 6th term. Bill has had many accomplishments in his lifetime: Member of Chamber of Commerce of Minden, Downtown Lion's Club of Minden, lifetime member of Minden Jaycees, member of Jaycees Senate, Outstanding Jaycee in 1964, Outstanding Young Man of Minden in 1969, Outstanding Young Men of America in 1965 and 1972, Past President of the Minden Jaycees, Past Member of Minden City Council, Past Master and Member of Minden Chapter #51; 32nd Degree Mason, El Karubah Shrine, Past President of the Webster Parish Police Jury and was a member and Past President of Louisiana Municipal Association.

He was also a member of First Baptist Church, Minden, LA where he was a past Sunday School teacher of the Young Men Class.

Honoring Mayor Robertson as pallbearers will be: Winky Newer, Brent Cooley, Ty Pendergrass, Morris Guin, George Rolfe, Tracy Campbell, Chief Kip Mourad and Chief Steve Cropper. Honorary pallbearers will be all Minden City Council Members (past and present).

Upon request of the family, memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital and the First Baptist Church of Minden.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Minden Medical Rehab Center, the staff of Promise Hospital in Bossier City, and to all family and friends for their prayers, love and compassion shown to them during this difficult time.

You may share your condolences with the family by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com.

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Published in Shreveport Times on June 29, 2013
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