Hugh “Curly” Byron Robeson was laid to rest on Thursday, March 13th, 2014, at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Refugio, TX. He was a beloved and amazing husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin & best friend. In addition, he was a pioneer of the oilfield, veteran of the Korean War, cattleman, rancher, quarter horse & thoroughbred breeder. He wore many hats, and he wore them well. One of the kindest and most generous men you would ever know, he will be missed, but never forgotten.
He was born in Gainesville, Texas, on July 25, 1930. He is survived by his wife, Luz Robeson of Beeville, three sons, Charles Robeson, Jim Robeson, Hugh A. Robeson of San Antonio, TX; daughter, Michelle Taylor of New Iberia, LA; sisters, Ernestine Wiley & Karen Peace of Alvord, TX; and granddaughter, Paige H. Cavallin of Natichoches, LA.
We would like to thank the VFW of Refugio for the presentation of the flag & 21 gun salute, Father John McKenzie for officiating the Rosary held Wednesday, March 12, 2014 & the funeral mass the following day, Mr. & Mrs. J.D. McGuill, their daughter Jo Beth & Mrs. Mary Ann Sternadel for their assistance with the mass at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Blanconia, TX and the reception after at St. James Catholic Church in Refugio, TX, Mr. Moore & the Moore Funeral Home for their assistance with everything, the pall bearers; Dr. Gary Williams of Beeville, Gerry McMenamy of Yoakum, Gene Reddell of Pearland, TX, Alejandro Hernandez of Refugio, Lee Wiley of Alvord, TX, Tim Rogers of New Iberia, LA, Dr. Patrick Hayes of Refugio for his dedication to Hugh’s care during his illness from beginning to end, Memorial Hermann Hospital Staff, Mission Ridge Nursing Home & New Century Hospice of Corpus Christi for Hugh’s care as well. We would also like to thank our family & friends for their love & support during his illness & sorrow at his loss.
~ The Robeson Family