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Richard T. Robertson

03/30/1929 - 03/17/2017

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Richard T. Robertson, 87, of Washington, formerly of Wapello, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017, at the Pearl Valley Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Cremation rites have been facilitated by the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction. No services have been planned. Inurnment will be at a later date. A memorial has been established at the funeral home in memory of Richard. Online condolences may be left to the family at

Richard Thomas Robertson was born on March 30, 1929, in Wapello, Iowa the son of Robert A. and Bertha Lea (Ashby) Robertson. He was united in marriage to Donna Hayden in Wapello and later divorced. On December 26, 1976, Richard was united in marriage to Gladys Marlette in Oakville. Richard worked at the Rock Island Arsenal as an ammunition tester. Richard enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren and his dog, Scooter.

Richard will be deeply missed by his wife, Gladys of Wapello; his children, Richard Robertson, Jr. of Wapello, Mary Hawkins of Wapello, Jeff Robertson of Muscatine, Vicki Hamm of Burlington, James Robertson of Wapello and Steven Robertson of Wapello; nine grandchildren, Jerry Mogler of Columbus Junction, Kenneth Robertson of Houston, TX, Thomas Kellog of Wapello, Eric Hawkins of Wapello, Adam Robertson of Fort Madison, Sarah Robertson of Fort Madison, Christina Robertson of Wapello, and Kayla Robertson of Muscatine and 11 great grandchildren and one sister, Mary Lea Nelson of Silvis, IL.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Randy Robertson; one grandson, Richard Robertson, III and brothers and sisters.