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James Jake Robertson

James “Jake” Robertson


James “Jake” Robertson, 95, a resident of Granville County passed away on February 4, 2021. He was born on March 5, 1925 in Earle Arkansas to the late Willie and Margaret Robertson.

Jake was a welder by trade and spent many years working at Shipyards and Oil Refineries. He was the oldest living member of Living Word Baptist Church in Creedmoor. He loved to garden. His love for his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren was always obvious.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, February 7, 2021 in the Peachtree Baptist Church Cemetery, 3523 NC 581, Springhope, NC 27882 by Pastor Mike Vaughan and Pastor Gene Whitehouse.

Surviving are two daughters, Frances Bunn (Bob), Margaret Abbott (Eddie); grandchildren, Robbie Bunn (Tammy), Kristi Bunn, Missy Whitfield (Tony), Jennifer Oakley (Michael Veasey), Eddie Abbott, Jr. (Shannon); great-grandchildren, Andrew, JR, Rosetta, Savannah, Georgia, Mary Hazel, Linnea, Georgi and great-great grandchildren, Anzley, Kylie and Clay; special friend, Frances Hutchens, one brother and two sisters.

He was predeceased by his parents and his wife of 63 years Hazel, two brothers and three sisters.


  • Phyllis Hagler Posted February 6, 2021 7:42 pm

    My second daddy you will always have a special place in my heart. 🙏♥️🙏
    Love & prayers,
    Hollis & David

  • Phyllis Hagler Posted February 6, 2021 7:43 pm

    My second daddy you will always have a special place in my heart. 🙏♥️🙏
    Love & prayers,
    Phyllis & David

  • Kenny Harp Posted February 6, 2021 9:08 pm

    I am sorry to hear of Jakes passing. My prayers are with the family

  • randall perkinson Posted February 7, 2021 5:04 am

    Margaret so sorry to hear of Mr. Jake’s passing. I remember coming to the ballgames cheering for his grandkids. Praying for yall.

  • Connie johnson Posted February 7, 2021 2:31 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about my dear loves passing. I was in tears. He will surely be missed. There was not a day that went by that I did not think of him. He was such a sweet dear man. He will truly be missed

  • Denise Bowling Posted February 9, 2021 12:30 am

    Margaret, Eddie and family, So saddened to hear about Jake’s passing. You and your families are in my prayers. May God hold all of you in His loving arms.

  • Mary Lou Crane Posted March 17, 2021 6:11 pm

    Sorry to hear of Jake’s passing. He was a remarkable man.

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