Maxey Dion Roberson, 75, of Pikeville, TN, died on Sunday, January 20, 2013.
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. He retired from the State of Tennessee after 45 years of service. Maxey was a member of the Cattleman’s Association. He loved coon hunting, fishing, football and being with family and friends. Maxey was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He will be truly missed by many 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 ten other siblings.
Maxey is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara Humble Roberson; sons, Kent (Lisa) Roberson, Terry (Tanya D.) Roberson, Robby (Tonya F.) Roberson and Brad (Carisa) Roberson; daughter, Susan (Allen) Thurman; grandchildren, Scarlett (Brent) Measles, Jordan Carroll, Brandon Thurman, Whitney (Matt) McCoy, Tyler Roberson, Ashton Roberson, Haleigh Roberson, Adam Roberson, Bryer Roberson and Bayless Roberson; great-grandchildren, Bailey Carroll and Beck McCoy; and sisters, Mary Jean, Nada and Johnnie all of Pikeville.
A Celebration of Maxey’s life will be held on Thursday January 24, at 2 p.m. CST with Bro. Jim Whitaker officiating. Burial will be in the Roberson Family Cemetery. Grandsons and grandsons–in-law will serve as pallbearers.
Pikeville Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.