Robert D. Cuthbertson, Sr., 81, of St. Marys, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick.
Born September 19, 1934 in Morganton, NC, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Fannie Moore Cuthbertson.
Mr. Cuthbertson had been a resident of Camden County since 1993. He had 45 years of government service, with 23 of these years retiring from the United States Navy, serving his country honorably during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam. He was an avid sports fan, especially college and pro football. He was a member of the Shiloh AME Church of Morganton, NC, and loved the Lord. A loving husband, father, and grandfather, he will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 12, 2016 at 10:00 am at the Wheeler Street Church of God with Bishop Verdell Griffin, Jr., and Minister Michael Cuthbertson officiating. The family will receive friends at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys on Thursday, February 11th from 5 pm to 7 pm. Mr. Cuthbertson will be interred at Jacksonville National Cemetery on February 15, 2016 with full military honors.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Ann Cuthbertson of St. Marys; four sons, Michael D. Cuthbertson, Sr. of St. Marys, Gregory B. Cuthbertson, Sr. (Dawn) of St. Marys, Stanley L. Cuthbertson of Kingsland, and Robert D. Cuthbertson, Jr. (Kathleen) of St. Marys; two daughters, Stacy Cuthbertson and Robin Cuthbertson both of South FL; five sisters, Lula Corpening, Velva Jenkins, Laura Jean Kincaid, Evelyn Erving, and Hazel Fuller (Daniel), all of Morganton, NC; brother, Benjamin Cuthbertson, Jr. of Morganton, NC; brother in law, Robert Hamilton (Hattie) of Milton, FL; sisters in law, Joanne Clayton (Richard) of Las Vegas, NV, and Bertha Hamilton of Milton, FL; 16 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and a host of extended family.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.