Date of BirthFebruary 27, 1951

William M. Robertson Obituary

Date of BirthFebruary 27, 1951

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Date of PassingDecember 11, 2016

William M. Robertson Obituary

from Orange, Texas, United States

Date of BirthFebruary 27, 1951

William M. Robertson Obituary

Date of BirthFebruary 27, 1951

389 Views

Date of PassingDecember 11, 2016

William M. Robertson Obituary

from Orange, Texas, United States


William M. Robertson1951-2016William Michael Robertson, age 65, passed away suddenly on the 11th of December 2016, at his home in Houston. The son of Mildred Smith and William Robertson, "Mike," as he was known to his friends, was born on the 27th February, 1951 in Tupelo, Mississippi.A graduate of the University of Houston, Mike spent 41 years in the Financial Industry during which time he founded Robertson Wealth Management. He also formerly served as Senior Vice President of Dean Witter.In addition, Mike was also known as the host of the popular radio program "Straight Talk Money" which airs in numerous cities including Houston. Known for his "down home" delivery and "approachable" style, Mike's expertise and commentary was often sought out by various publications including the Houston Chronicle, New York Times and Money Magazine, to name a few. Mike served as a member on numerous boards including Ed Slott Advisory Board, First Allied Securities Chairman Executive Council and Bill Good Marketing Board of Directors. In addition, he served as an Advisor for the Texas Tech School of Business Board of Directors. Recently, for a third consecutive year, Mike was named one of the Top 400 Financial Advisors in the country by The Financial Times. Registered Rep Magazine also ranked Mike as the number 3 Independent Advisor in the United States and number one in Texas. Mike is predeceased by his mother Mildred Smith Robertson. He is survived by his father, William Louis Robertson of Tyler; his sons, Chase Michael Robertson and Cole Alexander Robertson of Houston; sister, Lynn Robertson Jones; and brother, Jeffrey Randall Robertson both of Tyler; his cousin, Jimmy Cherry of Houston; and former wives, Eileen Christopher McDermott of Port Orange, Florida and Georgene Floor Robertson of Salt Lake City, Utah.Friends are cordially invited to a visitation from four o'clock in the afternoon until six o'clock in the evening on Thursday, the 15th of December, in the library and grand foyer of Geo H. Lewis and Sons, 1010 Bering Drive in Houston.Mike's wishes were to be buried in Salt Lake City, Utah, therefore, an interment will be held next week at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.In lieu of customary remembrance, the family asks that memorial contributions be directed to the Second Baptist Church, 6400 Woodway, Houston 77057.

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