BENTON, KY - Cephus Robertson, age 85, of Benton, KY, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at Lakeway Nursing Home in Benton, KY.
He served in the US Navy during WWII. Mr. Robertson was retired from Caterpillar Tractor in Peoria, IL and USEC where he worked as a machinist. He was a member of the Benton Church of Christ.
He was the son of the late Hoyt Joseph Robertson and the late Mildred (Moore) Robertson.
He is survived by: his wife: Florence (Williams) Rogers Robertson, Benton, KY; and her sons and daughter: Mark Rogers, Benton, KY, Mike Rogers, Covington, TN, Tim Rogers, Gilbertsville, KY, and Susie Poe, Benton, KY; and grandchildren: Jody and Cody Rogers, Livingston Co., KY; Justin Rogers, Henderson, TN; Mitchell Rogers, Covington, TN; Hayden Rogers, Benton, KY; and great grandchild: Caleb Rogers, Henderson, TN.
He was preceded in death by his first wife: Martha Robertson and brother: Joseph C. Robertson.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, P.O. Box 492, Benton, KY.
Funeral service will be at Collier Funeral Chapel at 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 17, 2011, Mike Rogers and Justin Rogers officiating.
Interment will follow at McKendree Cemetery, Kevil, KY.
Visitation will be held at Collier Funeral Home on Friday, December 16, 2011 between the hours of 5:00 and 8:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Benton Church of Christ Benevolence Fund, 3091 Main St., Benton, KY 42025.
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