Family Funeral Care

4925 Summer Ave, Memphis, TN


Robert Emmanuel Janson Jr.

July 21, 1929June 22, 2020

Robert Emmanuel Janson, Jr., 90, passed away June 22, 2020. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during the Korean War and a member of Trafalgar Village Baptist Church. Mr. Janson was very active with his church, he loved to sing in special events at the church and took many trips with Trafalgar Village Baptist, going both to the Holy Land and Egypt. He had also obtained his preaching certificate.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Lela Janson.

He is survived by daughters, Kathy (Charles) Hudson, and Gloria (Gary) Cofer; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Sunday June 28, 2020 at Family Funeral Care, 4925 Summer Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee beginning at 1 p.m. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. at Family Funeral Care with interment to follow at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700 N Germantown Road, Bartlett.


  • Lela Janson, WIfe of 65 years (deceased)
  • Kathy (Charles) Hudson, Daughter
  • Gloria (Gary) Cofer, Daughter
  • Five (5), Grandchildren
  • EIght (8), Great Grandchildren
  • Seven (7), Great Great-Grandchildren


  • Gathering of Friends and Family

    Sunday, June 28, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, June 28, 2020


Robert Emmanuel Janson Jr.

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Bonnie Richardson

June 28, 2020

Uncle Bob always had a smile for everyone. You always knew when you walked in ,there would be a tickle. I spent a lot of time as a kid with his family. He always welcomed me with a smile and much love. He will be missed by many