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Lawrence W. Robertson, 96, Carthage, Mo., passed away early Sunday morning, June 10, 2018, at St. Luke's Nursing Center, Carthage.
Lawrence William Robertson was born Sept. 21, 1921, in Galena, Mo., to the late George Robertson and Iva (Lewis) Robertson. He graduated from Sarcoxie High School, class of 1939.
He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II, where he reached the rank of T/4.
Lawrence married the love of his life, Marjorie Chandler, on March 15, 1942, in Fairview, Mo. She survives.
He worked as a postman for the U.S. Government. Lawrence was a member of the Grand Avenue Church of God, Carthage.
Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Connie Goodman (husband, Robert), Carthage; two sons, Lawrence W. Robertson Jr. (wife, Barbara), Carthage, and Terrance Robertson, Wichita, Kan.; three grandchildren, Susan Goodman, Centerton, Ark., Philip Robertson (wife, Melissa), Warr Acres, Okla., and Nathan Robertson, Carthage; seven great-grandchildren, Crystal, Alex, Abi, Aaron, Adin, Amariah and Ananias; and one great-great-grandchild, Ashleigh. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Randall Robertson; and one sister, Lenora Pyle.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 11, at Grand Avenue Church of God, Carthage. Pastor Sam Simmonds will officiate. Interment will follow the service at Gray's Point Cemetery, Miller, Mo.
Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.
Published on June 13, 2018
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