Obit: Maxey

Obit: Maxey

January 22nd, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

Maxey RobersonPIKEVILLE Maxey Dion Roberson went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at the age of 75.He was born on March 25, 1937 and was of a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Pikeville. Maxey was a lifelong farmer of Bledsoe County and state of Tennessee employee for 45 years. He loved coon hunting, fishing, football and being with family and friends.Maxey was the youngest of thirteen children, and was preceded in death by his mother and father, Anna and John Roberson; and 10 other siblings.Maxey is survived by wife, Barbara Humble Roberson; sons, Kent (Lisa)Roberson, Terry (Tanya) Roberson, Robbie (Tonya) Roberson, Brad (Carisa) Roberson; daughter, Susan (Allan) Thurman; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sisters, Mary Jean, Nada and Johnny, all of Pikeville.Maxey was a loving husband, father and grandfather, he will be truly missed by many family and friends.A Celebration of Maxey's life will be held at 2 p.m. CST on Thursday Jan. 24, 2013, with Brother Jim Whittaker officiating.The family will begin receiving friends at 3 p.m. today.Burial will be in Roberson Family Cemetery.Please share your thoughts online with the family at www.pikevillefuneralhome.com.Pikeville Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.