WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – John Dale Robertson, 75, of Warren, Ohio passed away Sunday, June 19, 2022, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital.

He was born August 17, 1946, in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania, the son of the late John D. Robertson and the late Jean A. (Rainey) Robertson.

On December 24, 2014, he married the former Linda Dugan.

He was a graduate of Swissvale High School in Pennsylvania.

John was as a professor at Kent State University for the last 27 years, teaching philosophy.

John was a veteran of the United States Navy having served from 1964-1967.

John attended Sts. Peter and Paul Byzantine Catholic Church.

He was a member of the Warren Moose Lodge, Swissvale Moose Lodge, Hiberians, Rotary and numerous committees in Warren.

John enjoyed reading, watching black-and-white movies and loved the sunshine.

He is survived by his wife, Linda L. (Dugan) Robertson of Warren, Ohio; sons, Joshua (Brittany) Robertson of Kent, Ohio and Scott Maxwell of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; siblings, Gary of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Ron of Leavittsburg, Ohio, Johnny of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Sean of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Suzanne Sanders of Barberton, Ohio and Darcell Morrissey of Parma, Ohio and grandchildren, Shannon, Colton, Genevieve and Gieselle.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Joseph and brother, Greg.

Services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home. Friends may call from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., prior to services.


A television tribute will air Thursday, June 23 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.