Rust “Rusty” Howard Robertson, 62, went home to be with the Lord on March 22, 2023. He was born February 7, 1961 to parents William Truett Robertson and Vonceil Rust Robertson.
He was a life-long Abilenian and graduated from Cooper High School in 1979. For over 30 years he was owner of Robertson Racing where he was a machinist, welder and fabricator.
He is survived by his brother Jim Robertson and wife Cindy of Abilene; nephew Caleb Robertson and wife Sylvia of Benbrook; niece Emily Robertson of Abilene; two uncles Gary Rust of Perrin and C.B. Rust and wife Lily of Fort Worth, and numerous extended family members. Rusty was preceded in death by his father in 1994 and his mother in 2021.
Graveside service will be held on Friday April 21, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Merkel, Texas. Honorary pall bearers will be Caleb Robertson, Taylor Rust, Ron Balcomb, Mitch Gardner, and Eddie Sterling. In lieu of flowers, memorials are cordially requested to be made to Pioneer Drive Baptist Church, 701 S. Pioneer Dr. Abilene, TX 79605.
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