Billy Zink Robertson

Billy Zink Robertson

1937-2017

Funeral services for Billy Zink Robertson, 80, of Wills Point, were held Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with the Rev. Don Tisdale officiating.

Interment followed at Oak Hill Cemetery in Edgewood.

Mr. Robertson passed away Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at Lake Tawakoni.

He was born Feb. 17, 1937, in Edgewood to John Thelo Robertson Sr. and Denneth Christine Zink Robertson.

He was raised in Edgewood and graduated from Edgewood High School in 1956. He married Dawn Stout Aug. 23, 1959, in the Small Community, north of Edgewood.

He was formerly employed by the City Barber Shop in Terrell and later owned and operated Billy’s Barber Shop in Wills Point for many years, retiring in 2004.

He liked buying, selling and trading things at his business, Billy’s Trading Post. He loved fishing and had kept a record of how many fish he had caught out of Lake Tawakoni. He never met a stranger and really enjoyed being around people and making them laugh by telling jokes and pulling pranks.

He lived in Terrell prior to moving to Wills Point 54 years ago. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wills Point.

He is preceded in death by his parents, J.T. Robertson Sr. and Christine Robertson; two brothers, J.T. Robertson Jr., and Ralph Robertson; three sisters, Margaret Moore, Clara Scearce and Emma Jane Robertson; and niece, Donna Kay Hunter.

He is survived by his wife, Dawn Robertson of Wills Point; brother, James Harold “Big Foot” Robertson and wife, Maybelle of Edgewood; two sisters, Sue Wade of Edgewood and Patricia LaRoe of Terrell; several nieces, nephews and friends.

Pallbearers were Jackie McBride, Tommy Humphries, Ronnie Hunt, Danny Robertson, Randy Robertson and Darrell Ingram.