Roy D. Robertson Jr.


Roy D. Robertson Jr. passed away in Watsonville on April 8, 2019. He was 87.

Roy was born on August 20, 1931 to Nellie and Roy (Mike) Robertson Sr. in St. Louis, Missouri. During World War II, he moved to Watsonville with his parents.

Roy enjoyed, and was active in baseball, where he was briefly involved at a professional level. He graduated from Watsonville High School in 1949, where he had also met his wife Teresa Stefanini of 68 years. They married in 1951.

He was employed as a driver and salesman for the Oroweat Company for 30 years. Roy was a loving husband and father who adored his children.

He is survived by his son Larry Robertson (Shiela Barr Robertson); granddaughter, Tara Robertson; brother and sister-in-law, Jo and Manny Saucedo and Gino Stefanini Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Nellie and Roy (Mike) Robertson Sr. and his son Scott Robertson.

Services were previously held at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel. Donations can be made to Hospice of Santa Cruz County in lieu of flowers.

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