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Services for Joe Bill Robertson, 94, of Lubbock, will be held at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Peaceful Gardens Chapel, Woodrow, TX with Rev. John Burke officiating.

Mr. Robertson passed away on Wednesday, January 26, 2011.

He was born on September 30, 1916 in Kansas City, Missouri. He resided in Humansville, MO and graduated from Humansville High School. He married Velma J. Locke in 1941. Joe Bill served in the U.S. Army with the 321 Medical Battalion as a Medical Technician. He served in the Philippine Islands and on Okinawa. He resided in New Mexico for many years before retiring to Texas to be close to his children and grandchildren. He was a long time member of Oakwood Baptist Church but more recently worshiped with his children and grandchildren at LakeRidge Methodist Church.

Survivors include his daughter, Kathleen Jones and husband, Bobby; grandchildren, Melissa Brewer and husband, Garry, and Diana St. Clair and husband, Christopher; and his beloved great grandchildren, Benton, Graham, and Katy Jane St. Clair, all of Lubbock. He was preceded in death by his wife, Velma; parents Elsie E. Grabast and Frank G. Robertson; and a daughter, Elizabeth Janette Lozier.

Visitation will be at Sanders Funeral Home on Saturday, January 29th from 10:00 until 11:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to LakeRidge Methodist Church for the Change for Children Fund.