Delbert Ray Robertson, 81 of Dumas, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020. Due to the current health crisis, memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Delbert was born on January 9, 1939 in Plainview, TX to Charlie and Clydie (Wylie) Robertson where he lived until he was a junior in high school. In 1954 his family moved their business (Robertson Drilling) to Dumas, TX. Delbert graduated from Dumas high School in 1957. After graduating he worked at Robertson Drilling as an employee and then co-owner until 1987. He excelled during his years there as drilling rig operator, welder, and metal fabricator. He was the co-owner of Robertson Drilling with his brother from 1980 to 1987. He married Mary Venable on September 26, 1959; they were married for 61 years. Delbert and Mary started Robertson Ditching in 1978. Delbert had a very strong work ethic and was known as a honest and generous man. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.
He was preceded in death by parents; and a brother: Donnie Robertson.
Delbert is survived by his wife Mary of the home; daughter: Brenda Robertson and partner Larry Thompson of Amarillo, TX; son: Dale Robertson and wife Tammy of Dumas, TX; siblings: Barbara Daniels and husband Danny of Dumas, TX and Betty Sue Jones and husband Tommy of Booker, TX; grandchildren: Dallas Robertson of Dumas, TX, Gavin Robertson and wife Evan of Dumas, TX; great-grandchildren: Shane Hooten, Mia Luangrag, Ben Luangrag all of Round Rock, TX, Patience Robertson, Sawyer Robertson, Ryan Robertson, Townes Robertson all of Dumas, TX; sister-in-law: Kay Robertson of San Angelo, TX.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to [emailprotected]