Obituary of Ruby Shaw Robertson
Ruby Shaw Robertson passed away on August 21, 2023, at Berkshire Health and Rehabilitation Center, Vinton. She was born in Roanoke, VA to the late Robert Lester Shaw and Ruth Poff Shaw. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Raymond “Wacky” Robertson and her only child, Daughter Sherry Lee Robertson Lockhart. She was also predeceased by her sister, Virginia “Ginnie” Shaw Hundley and her husband Bill.
Left to cherish her memory are her brother-in-law, Robert W. White of Blountville, TN; sister-in-law Rosalie “Rosie” Robertson of Roanoke, VA; nephews, Timothy “Tim” White and his wife Penny of Blountville, TN, Tom Philpott and his wife Carolyn of Vinton, VA, Bill Hundley of Greensboro, NC, Michael Robertson of Roanoke, VA, Gerry Philpott and his wife Sherry of Johnson City, TN; nieces, Pam White Manuel and her husband Bud of Blountville, TN, Michelle Robertson of West Virginia. She leaves many other dear family members scattered throughout Virginia and the entire United States, as well as numerous beloved friends including her goddaughter, Michelle Allie.
Mrs. Robertson was a 1951 graduate of Jefferson High School and attended Virginia Western Community College. She retired as an Assistant Vice President and branch manager for First Federal Savings and Loan. She was a long-time member of Oakland Baptist Church.
Services for Mrs. Robertson will be private with burial at Cedar Lawn Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Berkshire Health and Rehabilitation Center for the care given to Mrs. Robertson.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the charity of your choice.
Mrs. Robertson is entrusted to Simpson Funeral Home & Crematory.