Clayton Clay Whitfield Robertson

August 6, 1982October 19, 2013
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Clayton Whitfield Robertson, age 31, passed away October 19, 2013 following an industrial accident in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. At the time he was working for Midwestern Mechanical. Clay was born August 6, 1982 to Charles and Paula Robertson in Houston, Texas. The family later moved to Nacogdoches, Texas where Clay grew up and graduated in 2001 from Nacogdoches High School. He went on to attend Ole Miss, Stephen F. Austin State University and Mitchell Technological Institution.

Clay was a gifted athlete, avid hunter and enviable fisherman. Clay was not a renowned wordsmith, but when he spoke it was worth hearing.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charlie and Katie Robertson, Chuck and Toi Copenhaver, and cousin, Troy Robertson.

He is survived by his parents, Charles and Paula Robertson, brother Travis Robertson and daughter, Lila Robertson, and girlfriend, Stephanie Wencil. Also surviving Clay are aunt and uncle Linda (Darrell) Brewer and their children Ben (Lindsey) and Charlie Brewer, Katherine (Dave) Elkins and their children, Nathan and Connor, Wes (Bev) Robertson and their son Cody, Charlie (Sharon) Copenhaver and their children Taylor and James, and aunt, Toi Copenhaver.

Visitation will be held Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 1:00p.m. to 2:30p.m. at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, 5400 North Street, Nacogdoches, Texas. Graveside service to follow at Sunset Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors



  • Visitation Saturday, October 26, 2013


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Dwayne Klarenbeek

October 30, 2013

Clayton was loved by all here at MWM and will be greatly missed. My prayers and may God's Grace be with at this time of sorrow.

Tony Black

October 29, 2013

If I ever met Clay he was very young, but I know what kind of stock he comes from and so I know he was a wonderful young man. May the hope and faith and love of your friends and the Good Lord carry the Robertson family forward.

Kevin Weg

October 29, 2013

Charles,Paula,and Travis,
My thoughts and prayers are with you. Clay is greatly missed at work, not only because he was accountable and hard working, but because he could crack a joke when we needed to laugh.

Jean Stevens

October 26, 2013

Paula, Charles and Travis, my prayers go out for you. This is not how life is supposed to work. I'm sorry I was unable to be there today. May you find peace in the good memories y'all can all share and may God wrap his loving and supportive arms around all of you.
Jean from The Finer Touch.

Bill O'Brien

October 26, 2013

Clay was a good friend and a hard worker. He and I spent many times talking about football, hunting and family. I'm lucky to have known him, even if only for a short time. He will be greatly missed.

October 25, 2013

Clay was very quiet but always steady in work and I never heard him complain. He'll be missed by our staff and may his caring be a trait that will be a lasting memory.
Dave Niewald (Sioux Falls, SD)

Joe and Tracye Brittain

October 25, 2013

Paula and Charles. Joe and I have you in our thoughts and prayers. We will always remember the tall, lanky freckled faced young boy swinging a bat. Nathan will always remember him as a great team mate and friend

Wendy Steuck

October 25, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May happy memories help ease your pain.

Katherine Whitbeck

October 25, 2013

Robertson Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. I will continue to pray for you.

Sheri Lund

October 23, 2013

My thoughts are with you. Clay will not soon be forgotten.