In Memory

James R. "Robbie" Cmsgt Robertson - Year Assigned 1972

James R. "Robbie" Robertson, CMSGT, USAF, Ret

Date Of Birth: May 7, 1943
Date Deceased: January 3, 2017
Age at Death: 72
Cause of Death: Cancer
Knoxville, TN
Survived By: Daughter -Tracy and Son - Mark
Great guy and special friend 

Command Chief Master Sergeant James R. RobertsonU.S. Air Force (Retired), age 73, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force with 32 years of service and a member of the VFW and VVA. He was an avid golfer, a huge Vols fan, and a loving father and grandfather. 

Preceded in death by wife, Charlotte Jo Myrick Robertson; parents, James E. and Una Vee Robertson; brother-in-law, William C. Hanks, Jr. Survived by children, Tracy (Eddie) Coffey, Mark (Audra Davis) Robertson; grandchildren, Jordan Coffey, Ashley Coffey, Cooper Davis, and Morgan Davis; sister, Patricia Hanks.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to PGA Reach, (PGA HOPE PROGRAM) or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The family would like to thank Tennova Residential Hospice and their staff for their wonderful loving care. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 pm Thursday at Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel. Family and friends will meet 10:45 a.m., Friday, at Hamblen Memory Gardens, Veterans Section, Morristown for 11:00 a.m. graveside service.

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Jan. 5, 2017