Robert Laron Robertson, 75, of Tillar, passed away on April 28, 2019.

He was a lifelong farmer, served on the Tillar City County and served on year at the mayor of Tillar. He also served in the Air National Guard, served as a Drew County Deputy Sheriff, and retired from the Tillar Volunteer Fire Department.

Mr. Robertson was a member of the Mt. Tabor Hunting Club and the First Baptist Church of McGehee, where he served as a deacon, a Sunday school director and Sunday school teacher for many years.

He was born on March 22, 1944 in Dumas and was the son of the late John Bennett and Graydell Preston Robertson. He was a lifelong farmer.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death his grandson, Drew Robertson; brothers, John Bennett Robertson, Jr., Kenneth Robertson and Tommy Robertson; and a sister, Lawanda Robertson.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Donnie Robertson of Tillar; a son, Johnathan (Michelle) Robertson of Searcy; a brother, Joe (Carolyn) Robertson of Tillar; and grandchildren, Jake Robertson, Landon Robertson and Jensyn Robertson.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 1, from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee. A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. at Tillar Cemetery in Tillar with Rev. Rick Miller officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home in Monticello, c/o Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home, 10 Remington Drive, Little Rock, AR 72204.