UNION — Mr. William Hicks “Bill” Robertson, 65, husband of Diane West Robertson, 206 Gibert St., Union, passed away, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 at his home after a sudden illness.
Mr. Robertson was born in Charlotte, NC, Nov. 3, 1946, a son of the late William E. and Gladys Hicks Robertson. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Textile Engineering from North Carolina State University where he also was a member of the Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity. Mr. Robertson retired from Milliken Co., Monarch Plant and was a veteran of the US Air Force having served in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the BPO Elks Lodge of Union and Grace United Methodist Church.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter Kathy Robertson Norton and husband David of Rock Hill; a son, William Kevin Robertson and wife Kimberley of Los Angeles, CA; two stepdaughters, Amy Weber of Union and Candace Weber Sturcken and husband Paul of Greenville; nine grandchildren, Kent Groves, Connor Medford, Brooks Sturcken, Trace Sturcken, Cali Norton, Croft Norton, Ivey Grace Medford, Cole Haney and Bailey Robertson; and one great-grandchild, Zachary Groves.
Graveside services with military honors will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at Rosemont Cemetery conducted by Rev. Brad Goodale.
The family will receive friends at the home, 206 Gibert St., Union, immediately following the graveside services.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216f, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216 or to Grace United Methodist Church, 201 S. Church St., Union, SC 29379.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.