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COL Emery Sylvester Robertson, Jr

COL Emery Sylvester Robertson, Jr

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Death 20 Sep 2016 (aged 92)
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 171364021 · View Source
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COL. EMERY ROBERTSON JR. U.S. Army, Retired Emery Sylvester Robertson passed away Sept. 20, 2016, at Nathan Adelson Hospice. He was born Jan. 24, 1924. Emery graduated in 1942 from Topeka High School, received a BA in sociology from Washburn University in 1949 and an MA in education in 1966 from the University of Nevada-Reno. A 38-year military veteran, Emery retired from active service 1980 a full colonel eagle and was awarded a Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. In addition to Emery's military career, he was a teacher and administrator for Clark County School District. He also worked as district manager for H&R Block. Emery and Dora Lee enjoyed retirement with traveling, golf and a deep love for Big Band and Shakespeare. His first love was Dora Lee and his family. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Dora Lee Robertson. He is survived by his daughter, Bethany (Jon); sons, Frank Robertson and Mark (Susie) Robertson; three beloved grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Memorial service in his honor will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Palm Mortuary, 1600 S Jones Blvd., Las Vegas.


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 16 Oct 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 171364021
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for COL Emery Sylvester Robertson, Jr (Jan 1924–20 Sep 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 171364021, ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 47156952) Unknown.