John Anthony Robertson, 42, formerly of New Bern, died on April 19, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky.
He was well loved by all communities throughout his life travels, dedicating his time to volunteer for events in those various communities. He was passionate and appreciated for his love and dedication.
He left an impression of his liveliness and formed family bonds with all who graced his presence. He loved to laugh "and that's a fact".
He knew God, and was baptized at an early age at God's Holy Sanctuary, Church of God in Christ, in Summerville, SC.
He also was well known by the name "2 Tall" because of his tall stature. He loved the art of freestyle rapping, received a culinary skills certification from the School of Cordon Bleu and also a certification in carpentry and used his skill to assist anyone who needed a helping hand.
John Anthony was preceded in death by grandfathers, Silas Bouggess, Marsette Campbell; grandmothers, Pauline Bouggess, Elsie Howard Campbell; and adopted mother, Isabell Robertson Syracuse, N.Y.
Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 30, 2021, followed by a memorial service at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
John Anthony is survived by his son, Mkhi Nash of Syracuse, N.Y., mother, Madeline Gail Campbell; father, Jerry Alton Bouggess; brother, Jerry Alton Robertson and wife Kikumbile of New Bern; sisters, Adoria McDowell, Kelly Michelle Sands, LaShonna Brasher, LaDonna Barnhill and husband Michael of Winterville; and LaShonna Brasher of Louisville, Ky.; and a host of cousins, nephews, nieces, and friends.
Arrangements are by Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, Louisville, Ky.
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Published by Sun Journal on Apr. 29, 2021.