William J. Robertson

Alton | Wednesday, June 23 2010

William J. Robertson, 73, passed away at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, at Select Specialty Hospital in St. Charles, Missouri.

He was born on October 20, 1936, in Eddyville, Kentucky the son of the late A.G. and Pollie (Petty) Robertson. He married the former Ruth Snyder on February 8, 2000, in Alton and she survives. Other survivors include one daughter and son in law: Megan and Robert Anderton of Alton, one granddaughter: Scarlett Anderton of Alton, and several cousins.

He was employed at Northstar Navigation as a captain prior to his retirement. He was a veteran of the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents and several brothers and sister.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.

Memorials are suggested to the charity of the donor's choice.

Online guestbook available at

Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.

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