John Ed Robertson, October 11, 1934 – September 29, 2019
It all began in Promise Land, TN, born and raised. John attended Promise Land School system, and was a graduate of Hampton High School, Dickson, TN.
Pots n Pans, Chilly or Mr. Fish, they were one in the same; He was “John”. You knew exactly who he was. Entrepreneur extraordinaire, you name it he would and could sale it.
John never met a stranger and would hold a conversation with a tree if he thought it would talk back. He held a special bond with children, they would gravitate to him because of his playful nature and it could be because they were the same size.
A faithful member of Jehovah’s Witness for many years, and was a member of the US Army services for 4 years. His work history consisted of Kroger bakery, Columbus City Schools, co-owner of Frazier’s Fish and owned Mr. Fish just to name a few.
To know him was to love him, always the life of the party, his zest for life was evident with his famous dance moves and his natural comedian antics, the likes of which are carried on through the legacy he leaves behind.
Preceding him in death, parents Hersey and Hattie Robertson Hall; step-father Hubert Hall; brothers, Abraham, Calvin, and Lorenzy Robertson; sisters, Willean Robertson, Marylee McLemore, and Lucy Brown; children John and Rhonda Robertson.
Survived by loving and devoted wife Francine; children Ronald (Cynthia) Robertson, Cheryl and Yvonne Robertson, Robin Loney, Katrina (Brian) Allen, Louisea Lyons, Miesha Briggs, Michael (Erika) Moss; grandchildren Jason, Keturah, Ryan, Riqayle (Mohammed) Dhamani, Tunichia (Kevin) Grant, Chazdon (Emily) Strickland, Alston, Cameron, and Olivia Robertson, Madisen, Morgan and Mychal Moss; LaMaiah was his oldest great grand and his dependable ride and die side kick. She, along with 13 other great-grands kept him forever young. Brothers, Jerry (Starlet), Hubert (Jenny); sister, Birdie Coles; sister-in-law Bettie Robertson; mother-in-law Inez Jordon; brother-in-laws Esrich (Alethea) Jordon, Vernon Jordon, and Melvin (Eula) Jordon; sister-in-law, Gloria Head. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Family will receive friends Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 8:30am until time of service at 10:00am at the Chapel of White's. Interment Glen Rest Memorial Estates. Arrangements by WHITE’S FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, 867 S. JAMES ROAD, COLS, OH 43227, BENJAMIN F. “BENNY” WHITE, JR, FUNERAL DIRECTOR, (614)947-1123, whitesfh867.com.
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