EDEN Hal Kent Robertson, 77, of 107 Wilson Street, Eden, NC received his heavenly healed body Thursday November 22, 2012, as he was entering heaven praising God for making the skies Carolina blue. Hal was the son of the late Chester and Sunshine Robertson. He was a 1954 graduate of Tri-City High School and proudly served his country for six years in the North Carolina National Guard. He and his brother Tyke (deceased) operated Robertson Bros. 66 for 20 years. An avid Carolina Tarheel and Boston Red Sox fan, he was a true southern gentleman with charm and wit, kind-hearted, loyal, loving husband, father, uncle, PopPop and friend.
A funeral service celebrating his life will be 3 p.m. Sunday , November 25, 2012 at Trinity Wesleyan Church, where he was a faithful member , greeter and founder of Trinity Wesleyan Men.
He is survived by his precious wife of 38 years, Kelly Burke Robertson; children Ricky Nance and wife Teresa, Lori Parker and husband Billy all of Eden; grandchildren, Kelsey Heiney and husband Kreig of Greensboro, Tanner Nance and Aleah Kirby of Tallahasee, FL, Jaegar Nance of Eden and his faithful companion Copper.
The family would like to thank Dr. Kenneth Karb and staff of the Smith-McMichael Cancer Center for the outstanding love, support and care during his declining health.
The family will receive friends on Saturday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Fair Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Wesleyan Church, 186 E. Aiken Road, Eden, NC 27288
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com