(WOODLAND) The funeral for Samuel Douglas Robertson, 14, of Woodland will be Friday, July 26, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Big Springs Baptist Church with Bro. Donny Chandler and Bro. Scott Whaley officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday. Samuel will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services on Friday.
Samuel died Monday, July 22, in Woodland.
A Randolph County native, Samuel was born in LaGrange, Ga., on Oct. 8, 2004, the son of Steven Dale and Lorrie Prince Robertson. He was a member of Big Springs Baptist Church and went to Woodland High School, where he was a member of the football, baseball and basketball teams, as well as the W Club, 4-H and the Gifted Club.
Survivors include his parents, Steven Dale and Lorrie Prince Robertson; two sisters, Rebecca Robertson and Lillian Robertson; and brother, Dale Robertson. Samuel was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Hansard Gay "Robbie" Robertson Jr. and Tommy Joe Prince; aunt, Sandra Elizabeth Hodges; and great-uncle, Roger Harold Botsford Jr.
Pallbearers will be Dale Robertson, Eli Rollins, Cort Smith, Mick Bailey, Caleb Dempsey, Jakob Morris, Briar Morris, and Parker Woodham. Honorary pallbearers will be Matthew Butler, Jake Conger, Blu Herren, Justus Herring, Dalton Bolan, Callen Gay, Tate Bradford, Jackson Lovvorn, Guy McManus, Jesse Baldwin, Kip Strain and Jared Prince.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.
Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.