Harvey Newton "Newt" Roberson age 84 of Bluffton went to be with his Lord and Savior

Thursday, February 11, 2021 at his daughter's house in Waldron.

Newt was born September 12, 1936 in Little Texas, Arkansas to the late William Harvey & Elsie

Brown Roberson. He was a member of the Mulberry Freewill Baptist Church. Newt was a hard

working man who truly loved to work. He retired from Weyerhaeuser after 28 years as a Road

Construction Foreman, for the Arkansas State Highway Department in Danville where he retired

after 15 years. After his two retirements, he started his own lawn care service. He was preceded

in death by his wife; Veaora Roberson, parents; brothers R.B., R.C. and Dan Roberson, sister;

Martha Defoor.

His greatest passion was being outdoors. He loved to hunt, fish and trap hogs and beavers. He

truly loved and enjoyed the outdoors even if it was only just sitting there and listening. He also

enjoyed spending time with his tight knitted family. He was a meek and gentle man who could

be firm at times. He was very well respected by his family and friends. Everyone that knew

Newt knew he was a man that was always true to his word and full of integrity. He will be

missed by all that knew him and many lives he impacted including a host of extended family,

neighbors and friends.

Newt leaves behind to cherish his memory his children; LaDonna & Tommy Franklin of

Waldron, Lanny & Alesia Roberson of Booneville, Gretta & David Millard of Waldron, Valerie

Abernathy of Bluffton siblings; Jim & Vickie Roberson of Bluffton, Mary Blackwell of

Jessieville, Tommy & Mary Roberson of Bluffton grandchildren; Tanoka & Chris Milligan, Lana

& Edgar Yates, Kayla Casey, Randi & Kirk Levisee, Joshua Millard, Candace & John Hildreth

III, Brandon & Katlyn Millard, Heather & Steven Duncan, Justin & Hannah Abernathy great

grandchildren; C.J. Milligan, Matthew Milligan, Aaron Levisee, Ross Millard, Bella Hildreth,

Lincoln Hildreth, Cash Millard, Eli Duncan, Amelia Duncan and Hunter Duncan.

Pallbearers will be Len Cullins, Larry Ennis, Tommy Franklin, Randy Jones, Jim Roberson and

Butch Young. Honorary pallbearers will be Kindred Hospice.

Newt's life celebration will be Monday, February 22, 2021 at 2 pm at Mulberry Freewill Baptist

Church in Gravelly with burial at Parks Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, February 21, 2021

from 6 pm - 8 pm at Cornwell Funeral Home in Danville.

Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville. Online guestbook and condolences at


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