J. C. Robertson

James C. Robertson, born September 8th, 1931 in Fouke, AR,1 was a professional baseball umpire from 1956-1960.2


Robertson died on November 13th, 2016 in Prescott, AR.3 He was buried in Concord Holiness Cemetery near Fouke, AR.


"Mr. J. C. Robertson, age 85, of Prescott, Arkansas, formerly of Fouke, Arkansas, died Sunday, November 13, 2016, in a Prescott nursing home. Mr. Robertson was born September 8, 1931, in Fouke, Arkansas. He was a graduate of Fouke High School and the University of Arkansas. He had been a school Teacher in Fouke and Texarkana, had been an umpire for the Minor League of West Texas, was retired store manager at J. C. Penney, and was a Veteran of the United States Army, having served in Korea. Survivors include his wife, Norma McBride Robertson of Prescott, Arkansas, two sons and daughters-in-law, Clay and Kathy Robertson of Big Sandy, Texas, and Harlan and Dana Robertson of Gilmer, Texas, one daughter, Sheila Tate of Ozark, Missouri, one step-son, Joe Riley of Bakersfield, California, one step-daughter, Kathy Collingsworth of Garland, Texas, one brother-in-law, Bill McBride of Prescott, Arkansas, ten grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.Memorial services will be at 1:00 P. M. Friday at the Texarkana Funeral Home Arkansas Chapel with Frank McFerrin officiating. Private burial will be at Concord Cemetery."4