|Birth: ||Dec. 5, 1915|
|Death: ||Sep. 2, 2012|
Funeral services for Mr. Arnold M. "Doc" Roberson, age 96 of Ashland, will be Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 2:P.M. at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland with Rev. Richard East and Rev. Zenus Windsor officiating. Burial will follow in the Clay County Memory Gardens.
Mr. Roberson passed away Sunday September 2, 2012 at the Clay County Nursing Home. A Clay County native, he moved to Talladega County in 1936. There he worked for 32 years as a millwright at Bemis Manufacturing Company in Talladega and as a welder at Soderham Machine Company for another 12 years. Upon his retirement in 1982, Mr. Roberson returned to Clay County. While living in Talladega County, he attended Northside Baptist Church and was recently recognized by Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church for his 69 years of service as a deacon.
Mr. Roberson is survived by his wife of 73 years, Vasti J. Roberson of Ashland; his daughter, Betty Gail Smith of Conyers, GA; his grandson, Harry Childers of Gainesville, GA. and one brother, Malcolm Robinson (Jackie) of Ashland.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Elige Leonard Robinson and Nancy Jane McCain Robinson; two sisters: Buna Brand and Kate Robinson; two brothers: Jessie Robinson and Seaborn "Bill" Robinson.
Pallbearers will be Chad Harris, Jason Watkins, Greg Denney, Jerry Glen, Willard McCain, Horace Patterson, and Charles Mattox.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the Deacons of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church and Mark Heard.
The family will receive friends at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland Monday September 3, 2012 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. and until service time on Tuesday.
Elige Leonard Robinson (1891 - 1964)
Nancy Jane McCain Robinson (1892 - 1981)
Clay County Memory Gardens
Created by: Dana Cook
Record added: Sep 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96417865
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