Chuck Robertson, CFSP Owner/ President,CEO / Funeral Director/ Embalmer/ Pre-need Counselor
Chuck is a native of Clarendon and is a 2003 graduate of Clarendon High School. While in High School, he achieved his Eagle Scout in 2002 through Boy Scouts of America Troop 433. He attended Clarendon College prior to enrolling in Amarillo College Mortuary Science Program where he graduated with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in 2005. He has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer in Texas since August 2005, licensed funeral director in Oklahoma since July 2019, and is certified by the International Conference Of Funeral Service Examining Boards.
Chuck has been involved with many funeral related organizations and they include: Current President of the Citizens Cemetery Association in Clarendon, served as the President of the Panhandle Funeral Directors Association from 2010-2012 and on the board of directors for Panhandle Funeral Directors Association from 2008-2013, and came back on the board in 2015-2016. He also served on the Texas Funeral Directors Association Board of Directors from 2009-2012. Chuck served as President, President Elect, and Secretary/Treasurer for the Texas Funeral Directors Association. He is also a lifetime member of the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice where he achieved his Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP) certification in September 2008.
Chuck is currently serves the rank of Captain/EMT & Secretary/Treasurer for the Clarendon Volunteer Fire Dept. & has been a member since April 2003. Chuck is a member & certified firefighter through the State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas. Chuck also is an EMT with the Associated Ambulance Authority / Clarendon EMS where he has been with them since October 2004 and Shamrock EMS since January 2015.
Chuck is a member of the Clarendon Lions Club & Memphis Lions Club, and has served as Past President for Clarendon. He is also a member of the Shamrock Rotary Club where he served as Past President and is a Paul Harris Fellow. Chuck is currently serving his 3rd term on the Clarendon CISD Board of Trustees. Prior to being elected to the school board, he served on the CISD District Improvement Committee for 4 years. Chuck was awarded by the Clarendon / Donley County Chamber of Commerce for the 2009 man of the year.
Chuck's hobbies include going to or watching football, basketball, hockey & baseball games, & Oklahoma Sooners football. Chuck's family include his beautiful wife, Amanda; his son, Jaxon, and their dog, Duke.
Amanda Robertson Owner / Funeral Assistant / Pre-need Counselor
Amanda is a native of Wheeler and is a 2005 graduate of Wheeler High School. After high school, she attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University. She later enrolled in Dallas Institute of Funeral Service where she graduated with a Certificate in Funeral Directing in September 2019. Amanda is currently is an EMT with the North Wheeler County EMS where she has been with them since 2005.
Amanda's hobbies include going to or watching football, basketball, & baseball games, & Texas Tech Raiders. Amanda's family include her husband, Chuck, her step son, Jaxon, their dog, Duke, her parents, Rick and Tina Bond of Wheeler; and her sister, Abby Bond Lenz and her brother in law, Isaac..
Jan Farris Vice President / Clarendon Office Manager / Provisional Funeral Director / Pre-need Counselor
Jan Kidd Farris is a native of Clarendon, and a 1988 graduate of Clarendon High School. Jan attended Clarendon College, where she obtained her LVN license in 1997. Jan joined our team as the office manager, in August 2014. She then enrolled in the Amarillo College Mortuary Science Program where she graduated with a Certificate in Funeral Directing in May 2016.
Jan is an active member of the Donley County Hospital District Board, and was also a former member of Hedley Homemakers, Clarendon Chamber of Commerce, and the Hedley School Board. She was honored by the Clarendon / Donley County Chamber of Commerce for the 2009 woman of the year.
Jan formerly was a Hospice Nurse for Odyssey Hospice, and was the school secretary at Hedley School.
Jan’s family includes her husband Otis; a son Cole; son Caden and daughter in law Chrislyn; and two grandchildren, Corbin and Cohen.
Cameron Word Funeral Director / Embalmer
Cameron is a native of Clarendon and is a 2003 graduate of Clarendon High School. While in High School. He attended Clarendon College prior to enrolling in Amarillo College Mortuary Science Program where he graduated with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in 2005. He has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer since August 2005 and is certified by the International Conference Of Funeral Service Examining Boards.
Cameron is currently an Insurance Agent and serves here at Robertson's on a part time basis. Cameron also is an EMT with the Associated Ambulance Authority / Clarendon EMS where he has been with them since 2009.
Cameron has served as past president for Clarendon Lions Club, and is a member of the First Baptist Church of Clarendon.
Cameron's family include his wife Brittney; his 4 sons, Gavin, Aiden; Miles, and Ian and his step son, Jase.
Kati Adams Gillespie Provisional Funeral Director / Embalmer / Preneed Counselor
Kati grew up in Hedley, Texas, and graduated from Hedley High School in 2015. She is the daughter of Lon and Nicki Adams of Hedley. After graduating high school she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Texas Tech University. Kati is a 2021 graduate of the Amarillo College Mortuary Science Program where she obtained her Associate in Applied Science Degree. Kati worked as a visitation hostess since 2015 and joined our team full time at Robertson Funeral Directors in July 2019.
Kati is a member of First Baptist Church in Clarendon where she serves in the Nursery.
Blain Burton Provisional Funeral Director/ Embalmer
Blain is a native of Canyon and is a graduate of Canyon High School. Blain and his family moved to Hedley in 2005 and has been very active in the community serving on the Hedley school board, Hedley Volunteer Fire Department, and Hedley Lions Club. Blain is currently is a Paramedic with Associated Ambulance Authority/Clarendon EMS where he has been with them since 2005. He had also worked as a Paramedic for Childress EMS for several years. He joined our team at Robertson Funeral Directors in 2013. He then enrolled in the Amarillo College Mortuary Science Program where he graduated with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in December 2018.
Blain's hobbies include Texas Rangers baseball, hunting, fishing, and. Blain's family include his wife, Tanya; 3 daughters, Kailee Lewis and her husband Tyler, Kassidy Burton, and Kortney Willoughby and husband Shawn and her service dog, Corkey; his 3 granddaughters, Jensyn, Ainslie, and Clarah; and his grandson, Darren.
Kay Martindale Shamrock Office Manager
Kay grew up in the Lone Mound community southwest of Shamrock and has lived in the area all of her life. She attended Samnorwood schools and graduated in 1966.
She began working in the Samnorwood School System in 1977 and worked there until 1986; she began working in the Special Education department of the Shamrock School System; after retiring from the school she became co-owner of the “Petal Patch Flower Shop” until 1997. In 1998, she began working at Wright Funeral Directors and continues at Robertson Funeral Directors where she is the office manager for Shamrock.
After Kay’s husband retired as Superintendent of Schools in Samnorwood; they moved to Shamrock and have lived here for 19 years. Kay is a member of First Baptist Church in Shamrock and is active on several committies and a member of the “Worship & Praise” team on Sunday morning.
Kay and Kenneth have been married for 39 years and have three children ; Mike and Kassie Macina, Ty and Kimberly Bonner and Billy and Melanie Dedek….they have seven grandchildren; Tristan and Alexandra Bonner, Twins , Kit and Kylie Macina, Colt Macina and Jackson and Jeremy Dedek….Her favorite hobbies are cooking, floral arranging and spoiling her grandchildren.
Trisha Chambless Memphis Office Manager / Pre=need Counselor
Trisha Hewett Chambless is a native of Clarendon, and a 2008 graduate of Clarendon High School. Then attended Clarendon College, where she obtained her Associates of Science. Trisha joined our team as the office manager for Memphis, November 2016.
Trisha hobbies include spending time with family, sewing, quilting, and various other crafting projects. Trisha is married to Deston Chambless of Hedley and they have a daughter, Delaney.
Sierra Widener Wheeler Office Manager / Pre-need Counselor
Sierra Widener grew up in Hedley, Texas, and graduated from Hedley High School in 2013. She is the daughter of Andy and Connie Wheatly of Hedley. After graduating high school she obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Lamar University. Sierra has lived in the Wheeler area for the past 2 years with her husband Jacob Widener. Sierra joined our team as Wheeler Office Manager in July 2017. Sierra also is an EMT with the Associated Ambulance Authority / Clarendon EMS where she just recently obtained her certification.
Don Springer Funeral Assistant
Don grew up in Hedley and graduated from Hedley High School and attended Clarendon College. Don is a longtime member of the Hedley and Memphis Lions Club.
He served nine years as a Donley County FSA Committeeman, two term Mayor of Hedley. School Board Member of Hedley School District and Memphis School District. He also serves as Commissioner with Memphis Housing Authority. He was a stock holder and director with Security State Bank of Hedley. He is a member of the First Baptist Church in Memphis and serves as Deacon Chairman.
He farmed and was a livestock producer for 54 years. Don has enjoyed the funeral business for some 20 years as a funeral assistant and showing comfort to those who are hurting.
Don's family include his wife, Sandra "Sondie", two daughters, LaMoss Lambert and Robin Clouse and husband Chris, a son Ricky and wife Carla; 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.
Abby Bond Lenz Funeral Assistant & Visitation Hostess
Billy Ray Johnston Funeral Assistant & Visitation Host
Kari Lindsey Visitation Hostess - Clarendon & Memphis
Tina Bond Visitation Hostess - Shamrock & Wheeler
Orvilla Evans Visitation Hostess - Memphis
Wanda Lamb Visitation Hostess - McLean