Former Morgan City Judge, Robert “Bob” Robertson passes away

Robert S. “Bob” Robertson, Sr. 83, native of Burlington, North Carolina and a longtime resident of Morgan City, Louisiana passed away on Monday July 24, 2017 at Gulfport Memorial Hospital surrounded by family and friends.

Bob was born on November 20, 1933 in Burlington, North Carolina, the son of John Robertson and Mary Stuart Robertson.

Bob was an attorney and city Judge of Morgan City, Louisiana. He served proudly in the United States Marine Corps as a 1st Lieutenant. He graduated from Elon College in North Carolina and then went onto Tulane Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana. He enjoyed traveling, Rotary Club, singing, and going to casinos.

Bob is survived by his three children, Beth Robertson Felterman and husband Jody, Becky Robertson Kinchen and husband Ronnie, and Robby Robertson and wife Kenia; six grandchildren, Parker Felterman, Luke Felterman, Natalie Kinchen, Samantha Kinchen, Patrick Robertson, and Christopher Robertson.

Bob was preceded in death by this father John Robertson; mother Mary Stuart Robertson; and brother Vernell Robertson.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Twin City Funeral Home with a visitation being held from 8:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Entombment with Military Honors will take place in the Morgan City Cemetery following the funeral service, with Military Honors being rendered by the East St. Mary Veterans Funeral Squad.