Monday, December 26, 2022

Obituary - Joe Ben Robertson

Joe Ben Robertson, age 86, of Belton, Missouri, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2022 at Research Medical Center, in Kansas City, Missouri.

A visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Dr., Raymore, Missouri. Funeral services will follow at 12:00 p.m. Burial will be in Belton Cemetery, Belton, Missouri following the services.

Joe was born in Bolivar, Missouri on July 14, 1936 to Harlan Vasco Robertson and Mayme Jenny Buresh Robertson. After graduating high school, Joe served his country in the US Army. In the early summer of 1959, he was joined in marriage with his wife Betty (Pfander) on May 31st. Together, they were blessed with three children, Mark, Kevin and Carol. For thirty-one years, he worked as Art teacher for Belton School District. In life, Joe served twelve years as a Belton City Alderman. 

He was a member of the National Model Railroad Association and received the honor of Master Model Railroader. He also was a member of MO-CAN and Crossroads United Methodist Church in Belton. 

He enjoyed motorhome camping with his church group, fishing, and especially showing old and new friends the latest additions to his Piper Valley Railroad.Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Harlan and Mayme Robertson, and brother, George W. Robertson.

He is survived by his loving wife Betty Robertson of 63 years; sons, Mark Robertson (Becky) and Kevin Robertson (Pattie); daughter, Carol Miederhoff (Raymond); seven grandchildren, Maggie Robertson, Hannah Kaupa (Jack), Adam Robertson, Eric Robertson, Amber Miederhoff, Gus Miederhoff, and Harlan Miederhoff.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 680 Craig Rd #300, St. Louis, MO 63141 or Crossroads United Methodist Church 515 Markey Pkwy, Belton, MO 64012.

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278

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