Rodney "Roddy" Robertson Sr., 58, of Big Spring died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Alan McGuire, the Rev. Gary Smith and the Rev. Calvary Callender officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 21, 2013, at the funeral home.
He was born Aug.23, 1954, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Lynn Doss March 24, 1978, in Big Spring.
Rodney started working at GEO corrections Jan. 1, 2002, and was a correctional officer at the GEO facility for 11 years. At the age of 6, Rodney started a lifelong enjoyment of motorcycles. He had a total of 36 motorcycles during his lifetime.
He was a member of First Church of the Nazarene in Snyder.
Survivors include his wife, Lynn Robertson of Big Spring; two sons, Taylor Lee Robertson of Big Spring and Rodney Roy Robertson Jr. and wife Michelle of Abilene; four grandchildren, Candyce, Mica, Dalton and Braydon; two brothers, Randy Robertson and wife Vicki of Big Spring and Robby Robertson and wife Dani of Weatherford; his father-in-law, Terry Lloyd of Midland; his brother-in-law, Curtis Lloyd and wife Melissa of Big Spring; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son, Jeremy Lloyd Robertson; his parents, Morris E. and Jimmie (Dement) Robertson and two brothers, Ricky Robertson and Reggy Robertson.
The family would like to express their deepest thanks to the "Angels" of Compass Hospice during this time.
The family suggests memorials be made to Compass Hospice, 602 S. Main, Big Spring, TX 79720; Church of the Nazarene in Snyder, 2462 S. State Highway 208, Snyder, TX 79549 or First Church of the Nazarene in Big Spring, 1400 S. Lancaster, Big Spring, TX 79720.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com