Bill Junior Robertson
June 23, 1935 - March 21, 2020
Bill Junior Robertson of Miami, OK passed from this life Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Integris Miami Hospital in Miami, OK. He was 84. Bill was born June 23, 1935, in Eureka Springs, AR to Sherman Albert “Bill” and Helen Marie (Alvoid) Robertson. He had lived in the Miami area most of his life.
Bill served in the United State Army and later in the Oklahoma National Guard where he retired as Sgt. First Class. He worked for the City of Miami Water Dept. for 26 years and then for Wal-Mart in the Produce Dept. for 15 years. He was a member of First Christian Church in Miami where he had served as a Deacon and was a nursery provider for many years. He also had been a member of Miami Lion’s Club and V.F.W. Post 147 in Miami.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 grandsons, Kyle Kelly and Jeremy Keller.
Bill is survived by his wife Jeannette (Blizzard) Robertson of the home, 5 sons, Arlin Murphree and wife Vicki of Bartlesville, OK, Todd Murphree, Greg Ryan, Curtiss Keller and Matt Keller and his wife Heather all of Miami, OK, 2 daughters, Ellen Baldridge and husband Rob of Wichita, KS and Jennifer Garrettson of Miami, OK, 1 sister, Ruth Hopkins and her husband Bob of Springfield, MO, 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
For the health, safety and welfare of family and friends due to coronavirus (COVID-19) private family services will be held. Bill will lie in state at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami, OK from 8a.m. – 5p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (March 24, 25 and 26) for those who wish to sign the register book and pay your respects. Services have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com.