Earl Coleman Robertson Jr., of Sumter, was born on Sept. 8, 1969, to the late Earl C. Robertson Sr. and Dorothy Morris Robertson. Mr. Robertson departed this life on Jan. 24, 2018, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
He was …
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He was educated in the public schools of Sumter County, where he graduated from Sumter High School Class of 1987. After graduating high school, he joined the workforce and was employed by Kroger, Hardee's, Gold Kist, Exide, Sumter School District (old District 17), Schneider National Trucking and Dart Transit Trucking. Mr. Robertson was a faithful member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a member of the men's choir. He enjoyed watching TV (especially wrestling), making jokes, spending time with his family and being of help to others.
He leaves to cherish his precious memory: his wife of 19 years, Patricia G. Robertson (n e Glencamp) of Sumter; three daughters, Ja'Neese R. Denson of Huntsville, Alabama, Desire L. Glencamp of Newnan, Georgia, and Erykah J. Robertson of Sumter; four grandchildren, Kimyni A. Robertson, Jailyn M. Glencamp, Ja'Niya M. Fuller and Jayce M. Fuller; his mother, Dorothy M. Robertson (n e Morris); three brothers, Darnell D. Robertson (Ke-sha) of Charlotte, North Carolina, Cornelius F. Robertson (Nichele) of Atlanta and Carl W. Robertson (LaKeshia) of Hopkins; two godchildren, John Wells and Akeyella Luttrel; and a host of aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Grace A. Glencamp; a brother, Terry R. Morris; sister-in-law, Debra Morris; father, Earl C. Robertson Sr.; grandfather, Willie Slater; and grandmother, Cassie S. Slater.
Public viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday at Job's Mortuary.
Mr. Robertson will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. on Sunday for viewing until the hour of service.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 14 N. Brand St., Sumter, with Pastor Larry W. Barnes officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at 37 Putter Drive, Apartment 37, Sumter.
Job's Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St., Sumter, is in charge of arrangements.
Online memorials may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us on the web at www.jobsmortuary.net.
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