— HARLINGEN – Robert W. Featherstone, 58, of Harlingen, and formerly of Weatherford, died Thursday, June 6, 2013.
Service was June 10 in the Rudy Garza Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Mont Meta Memorial Park in San Benito. Visitation was June 9 in the Rudy Garza Funeral Home Chapel.
Robert was born Dec. 19, 1954, in Goss, Mo., to Jim and Oneita Featherstone.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of nine years, Nivia Featherstone; a daughter, Layla Featherstone; and a son, Elijah Featherstone; two sisters, Roberta (Robert) Henry and Gladys Bruton; a foster brother, James (Theresa) Allen; numerous nieces, nephews, relatives; and a host of friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and brother and sister-in-law, Ralph and Patricia Featherstone.
The family would like to thank family and friends, Dr. Gidley from M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston and Dr. Todd Shenkenberg for their support and care during Robert’s long, courageous battle with cancer.