Johnny Robertson

Sep 13th 12:30 pm - 12:30 pm
US Marine Corps
MRC - Jim Anderson
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Classification 

Military Veteran 

Military Branch 

United States Marine Corps 

Military Service 

Sgt Robertson entered the US Marine Corps on June 2, 1967 and was honorably discharged on July 20, 1970. He served as a Supervisor of Computer Operations. He had orders to Vietnam but was re-assigned to 12 months of duty in Okinawa. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Rifle Sharpshooter Badge. 

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Mission Segments 

Inurnment Service 

Obituary Text 

Johnny Dub Robertson was born on August 16, 1947 to Winfred Judson Robertson and June Lois Wood. Johnny left this earth on August 11, 2019 at his home in Princeton, Texas.

He grew up on the farm in Levelland, Texas with his parents and three brothers Donald, Ted and Allen. Johnny graduated from Ropesville High School in 1966 and later went on to earn his Bachelor's degree from East Texas State University in December 1980. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 1967 and served our country proudly until he was Honorably Discharged in 1970 as Marine Sergeant Johnny Dub Robertson.

He married the love of his life, Linda Kay Phillips on March 1, 1970 and began a whirlwind romance that lasted for 49 years. Johnny and Linda began their life together, first residing in California for 5 months before returning to their West Texas roots. Johnny and Linda moved to McKinney, Texas in December 1970, to start a family and called McKinney home for 29 years until moving to their farm in Princeton, Texas. Johnny worked for TXU from December 1970 until he retired in March 2011, over 40 years. Johnny received his Texas Peace Officer License in 1986, thereafter served honorably the citizens of Collin County as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff. Johnny and Linda established a church home with Davis Street Church of Christ in McKinney and have continued to be active members of the church for the past 49 years, now called High Pointe Church of Christ.

Johnny is survived by his Bride of 49 years, Linda Robertson, his 3 daughters, Stephanie Brewer and husband Gregory Brewer, Sandy Nies and husband William Nies, Stacie Perrin and husband Wes Perrin. 14 Grandchildren, ten boys and 4 girls and 1 Great Grandson. Additionally, Johnny is survived by his 2 brothers: Allen Robertson and wife Mary and Ted Robertson and wife Charla, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Johnny was preceded in death by his Mother, June Robertson, Father, Winfred Robertson, Brother Donald Robertson and Step Mother Shirley Robertson.

Johnny lived his life to the fullest and loved all these he knew deeply. He lived for God, for family and for country. 

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MRC

Jim Anderson

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(817) 269-1254 

 

 

Part 1

 

Segment

Inurnment Service 

Mission Date 

09/13/2019 

Staging Time 

12:30 

Briefing Time

12:45

In Position/KSU Time

13:00

Starting Time 

13:15 

Staging Point 

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

Staging Address 

2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy

Dallas, TX 75211 

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Part 1 Details 

The family of Johnny Dub Robertson has requested the North Texas Patriot Guard Riders to stand the flag line at DFW National Cemetery. The Inurnment Service is scheduled for Friday, September 13, 2019, 13:15, Committal Shelter B.

Prior to the riders briefing at the Visitor Center, 4 honor bikes will be selected to accompany the family vehicle to Committal Shelter B. After the riders briefing, the PGR will stand the flag line at the designated shelter, where we will "Stand Tall and Silent" in honor of an American Hero Sgt Johnny D. Robertson, US Marine Corps, his family and friends. Upon conclusion of the Inurnment Service, the flags will be furled and returned to storage or support vehicle followed by rider debrief and dismissal. 

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