David Robertson

Published 12:00 am Monday, October 13, 2008

David Marshall Robertson, 46, of the 300 block of South Curtis Street, died Saturday, October 11, 2008, at his home.
Mr. Robertson was born in Hertford County, the son of W. Julian Robertson, Jr. and the late Dorothy Francis Robertson. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Ahoskie where he sang in the church’s Adult Assemble. David was a graduate of Ridgecroft High School in Ahoskie and graduated cum laude from East Carolina University. He was also a graduate of the Insurance Institute of the University of North Carolina.
Mr. Robertson was president of Boyette & Robertson Insurance Agency in Ahoskie. He served in many capacities in his community and civic organizations, including former member and president of the Ahoskie Jaycees, former board member of The Gallery Theater, and member of the Ahoskie Board of Adjustment.
David is survived by his father, W. Julian Robertson, Jr. of Ahoskie, and was predeceased by his mother, Dorothy F. Robertson; and a brother, William Julian Robertson, III.
A celebration service of David’s life will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 14, 2008, at First Baptist Church of Ahoskie with the Rev. Daniel Glaze and the Rev. Dr. Jesse J. Croom officiating. Burial will follow in Ahoskie Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the home of his father, Julian Robertson, 517 N. Pembroke Ave., Ahoskie. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made to the Building and Grounds Fund at First Baptist Church of Ahoskie, P.O. Box 649, Ahoskie, NC, 27910; or to the Baptist Children’s Home of North Carolina, P.O. Box 338, Thomasville, NC, 27360.
Garrett Funeral Home-Ashley Chapel, 205 NC Highway 42 West, Ahoskie, is serving the Robertson family.