W. Edward Robertson, 91, of Wake Forest, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 at WakeMed. Mr. Robertson was born in Granville County, the son of the late Oscar Robertson and Annie O’Neal Robertson and was a member of New Light Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, 3:30 p.m., in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Mike Jones and the Rev. Merle Martin officiating. Burial was in the New Light Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Robertson is survived by his sister, Emma McFarland; sister-in-law, Mae Keith; niece, Jean Richardson and nephews, Jesse “Tony” Ray, Alvin Robertson, Jr., Steve McFarland, Terry Weaver and Tim Keith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Melissa Weaver; sister, Rachael Robertson and brother, Alvin Robertson.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Light Baptist Church, 14705 New Light Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587.
Pallbearers were Jesse “Tony” Ray, Jonathan Ray, Dan Richardson, Daniel Richardson, Steve McFarland, Terry Weaver, and Tim Keith.