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Garland Larry Robertson

August 9, 1935 - September 9, 2023

Garland Larry Robertson, 88, of Bedford, went to be the Lord on Saturday, September 9, 2023. He was born in Bedford to the late Oswald Cabort Robertson and Laura Virginia Carter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Wheeler Robertson; brother, Elbert “Jinky” Robertson and step-grandson, Coty Meador .

Garland worked for many years at Rubatex doing a variety of jobs while there. He was a faithful member of Grace Memorial Baptist Church. Garland loved working on lawn mowers and listening to Bluegrass and gospel music. He was a very kind Christian man.

He is survived by his sons, Ricky Lee Robertson and friend, Sylvia and Mark Allen Robertson and wife, Trista; step-grandchild, Cayle; sister, Molly Cassidy and special friend, Nelson Abbott.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at Tharp Funeral Chapel, Bedford with the Rev. Greg Rogers and Rev. Danny Holdren officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Land Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at Tharp Funeral Home, Bedford, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, is assisting the family. To send condolences please visit

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G, I will miss you like crazy. Thank you for always being here for us and for loving us unconditionally! Go rest high on that mountain! Your work here is done! Love you always!

Posted by \"Trissa\" on September 12, 2023

Garland, we will truly miss you, and as everyone says "he was a good man"! Ricky & Mark, I pray for you guys.

Posted by Leslie Pendleton & Family on September 11, 2023

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