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Mr. Robert "Robbie" Donaldson, Jr.

July 25, 1961 ~ August 22, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old

Mr. Robert "Robbie" Donaldson, Jr. Obituary

Mr. Robert “Robbie” Donaldson Jr, age 62, of Statesboro, GA., passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, in Augusta, GA.

He was born on July 25, 1961, to the late Robert and Almarita Donaldson. He was the third of five children and was known as “Robbie”. Robert Jr was a member of the Historical First African Baptist Church. He graduated from Statesboro High school in 1979. Shortly after, he attended college at Albany State and in California and later enlisted into the United States Navy as an Aircrewman operator. He was honorably discharged in 1988 and began his career with the United States Postal Service, in Atlanta, Ga, where he later retired. Later in life, he relocated back to Statesboro, GA and worked in the construction industry for many years.

Robert Jr was a devoted father and grandfather.

He leaves to cherish his three children, D’Andre (Mianah) Burdin, Honolulu, HI, Dayna (Alex) Jordan, Paris, TN and Dakota Donaldson, Statesboro, GA; four siblings, Wanda (Elliott) Palmer, Lithonia, GA, Gayla (Willie) Weaver, Tammy Donaldson, and Demetrius Donaldson, all of Statesboro, GA; five grandchildren; Jayden Collins, Sarai Burdin, D’Andre Burdin Jr, Preston Jordan, Evelyn Burdin; life long friend, Tracy Walton Donaldson; special friend, Linda Williams and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Walk-through viewing will be held on Friday, August 25, 2023 from 4:00p.m.-7:00p.m. at Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home.

Celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2023 at 11:00a.m. at Historical First African Baptist Church, 124 Bobby Donaldson Ave, Statesboro GA 30458. Rev. James Howard, Pastor. Deacon Jared Weaver, Words of Comfort. Robert will lie-in-state from 10:00a.m. until 11:00a.m.

Interment will be at the Eastside Cemetery, 1502 Northside Dr., Statesboro, GA 30458.

We will adhere to CDC guidelines.

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Celebration of life services have been entrusted to the care of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, Ga. 30458

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Services

Walk-Through Viewing
Friday
August 25, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458
238 W. Main Street
Statesboro, GA 30458

Celebration of Life Service
Saturday
August 26, 2023

11:00 AM
Historical First African Baptist Church
124 Bobby Donaldson Ave
Statesboro, GA 30458

Interment following celebration of life service

Eastside Cemetery,1502 Northside Drive East, Statesboro

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