Funeral service for H.A. Robertson, 95, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at First Baptist Church, Sulphur Springs, Spence Chapel with Rev. Bruce Welch and Rev. Tommy Johnston officiating.  Interment will follow at Lee Cemetery, Winnsboro.  Visitation will be held one hour prior the service. 

Mr. Robertson passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. 

H.A. was born on May 9, 1923, in the Shiloh Community, Delta County, Texas, to Nolan and Ruth Robertson. He served in the US. Army, where he earned a Purple Heart in WW II. He was a member of the 141st, 136th  Division, stationed in Italy. H.A. married Joyce Lemmond on Aug. 26, 1946, in Commerce. She preceded him in death on Feb. 22, 2015.  He worked for Furr’s restaurants and stores, where he retired as manager.  H.A. was a Mason and member of First Baptist Church, Sulphur Springs.

He is survived by his brother, James Robertson; several nieces and nephews; great-nieces and -nephews; and great-great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Joyce; and sister, Melba Robertson Rushing.

Memorials can be made to First Baptist Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. The online register can be signed at

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