John ‘Larry’ Robertson

John “Larry” Robertson, 82, of rural Anna, died peacefully just past midnight on Oct. 6, 2020, at his home, with his wife Pat and nephew Tom and his wife Valera by his side.

He was born on April 23, 1938, in Elizabethtown, the son of Irl Vest and Ruby Birch Robertson. 

He married Patricia A. Dodson on Dec. 20, 1958, at the Rosiclare Methodist Church.

Mr. Robertson is survived by his wife Pat; one brother, David (Peggy) Robertson; nieces, nephews and other relatives. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Tommy and Jim Robertson; and three sisters, Betty, Beverly and Maryann.

He served 20 years in the U.S. Army. After retiring from military service, he worked as a mechanic for the City of Anna, retiring in 1996. 

A few of his many interests were woodworking, gardening, reading, genealogy and his cats.

Graveside services and military honors for John “Larry” Robertson will be held at a later date at Empire Cemetery in Hardin County. 

Memorials can be made to PAWS Place Adoption Center in Anna and will be accepted at the funeral home.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

112 Lafayette St.
Anna, Illinois 62906
Office Number: (618) 833-2158

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