Ryan Gordon Robertson
Ryan Gordon Robertson, age 43, of Shelby, died Sunday, April 4, 2010 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Knox County.
He was born October 23, 1966 in Shelby the son of Gordon and Mary Ann (Hoak) Robertson. He graduated in 1985 from Shelby Senior High and Pioneer Joint Vocational School where he specialized in welding. He was a welder fabricator and did roofing on the side with his good friend Rob Payne. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. Ryan was a great cook. He enjoyed the out of doors especially arrow head hunting.
In addition to his parents of Shelby, Ryan is survived by his sister: Adrianne and Bruce Metzger of Shelby; Nephews: Cameron and Mitch Metzger; Aunt: Dianne and Hollie Kegley of Virginia; Cousins: Tyler, Jason, Matthew, Sonya, Brian and Kelly; Special Friend: Starr and her son Jack.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: Adrian Bus and Betty (Wilson) Hoak; paternal grandparents: Paul and Clara Robertson and Norma (Urie) Robertson; Uncle: Scott Hoak.
Friends may call on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 from 5-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be conducted on Thursday at 10 AM by Pastor Bob Taylor. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to Marvin Memorial Library. On-line condolences may be made at