Born in Ware Shoals, he was a son of the late Charlie and Louise Morris Robertson. A U.S. Air Force Veteran, Jerry was employed with Laurens County for over 30 years and retired as Tax Accessor. He was a member of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by: a brother, Charles M. Robertson and wife Kay of Hickory Tavern; a sister, Mary Jane R. MacInnes of Charleston; a niece, Darlene R. Curry and husband Tommy of Laurens; nephews, Bryan W. Robertson, Parker A. Davis, Stewart Robertson, and Phillip Robertson; and numerous great nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by: a brother, Nick Robertson and nephews, Larry W. Robertson and R. Scott Davis.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, May 14, 2017, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel conducted by Rev. Ben Rumph.
The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at the mortuary immediately following the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Laurens County Memorial Home for the Aged, 3744 Torrington Rd., Laurens, SC 29360, or Hospice of Laurens County, P.O. Box 178, Clinton, SC 29325.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com.