Robertson Family Member Mourns A Very Sad Loss


The Robertsons are a pretty big family, as you can see from Duck Dynasty. So when one of them needs support, everyone huddles together.

Willie and Korie Robertson of Duck Dynasty (photo via The Gospel Herald)

Many of the family members live on what’s called “Robertson Row,” a cul-de-sac where most of them live. 

“Out of eight homes on our little street,” Missy writes in a recent blog post, “the four Robertson brothers live in four of them. The other four are filled with either extended family or good friends.”

One of the houses on Robertson Row is where Chrys and John Howard live — they’re Korie Robertson’s parents (Korie is married to Willie, the CEO of Duck Commander). John and Chrys have actually appeared in many Duck Dynasty episodes, being formally introduced in the final season — they were shown helping Willie restore some tennis courts at the summer camp they went to and now where their children go. In fact, Willie and Korie first met at this camp, Camp Ch-Yo-Ca.

And Chrys is actually the camp director at Camp Ch-Yo-Ca. But sadly, Chrys shared a post on Instagram that asked for support in light of a family member’s passing.

Chrys Howard and her daughter Korie Robertson (source: Pinterest)

“This past week one of my cousins lost his battle with cancer and gained his heavenly reward,” she captioned the photo.

She said her cousin had been listening to a sermon on his computer, with his eyes closed, focusing on the message. And that’s when he took his final breaths.

“Let’s all just slow it down a bit and write down what we’ve learned about God,” Chrys continues. “Then tell someone else. Thank you, Glenn Durham, for fearlessly doing that your whole life.”

Glenn was one of the family. Let’s all send him, Chrys and John, and the whole Robertson crew our thoughts and prayers.

Monday Hug: This past week one of my cousins lost his battle with cancer and gained his heavenly reward. He was a devoted servant of God who spend his adult years preaching the gospel. His sister shared that on his death bed while listening to a sermon on the computer he, with eyes closed, gently motioned for a pen. With pen in hand, he slowly moved it around as if he were taking notes. You see, up until he took his last breathe, he was learning about God and thinking of sharing that knowledge with others. What a precious example for all of us. Let's all just slow it down a bit and write down what we've learned about God. Then tell someone else. Thank you, Glenn Durham, for fearlessly doing that your whole life. Hugs, Chrys (2-mama) photo cred to his son @bwdurham

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  • Bethanie Coombs

    His Heavenly Father is in his company now. Where we all soon will be . Prayers for Peace and Grace to The Robertson family in is difficult time.

  • Mike Lindsey

    Guys, we are also members of the Church of Christ in Portland, OR. We wish you tidings for your loss and will pray for you. We hated to see your show stopped. It must have been draining on your time and no privacy. Good luck to you all and we hope you would consider doing a show once in awhile.

  • Christine Mary Xander

    so sorry for your loss

  • Rebecca Robinson

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for the family and extended family

  • Gail Blake

    sorry for your loss prayers are for you and the extended family may God be with you at this time of need God bless

  • Carl

    So sorry for your loss. It is always difficult to lose someone you love. GOD bless all of you ! May she be at peace in heaven.

  • Becky Bryant

    So sorry for your loss. May the Lord bless and watch over your family during this time.

  • Connie

    He is in the presence of Jesus and at peace, no more suffering. May those he shared Christ with follow in his footsteps.

  • Praying for you all…sending our love from North Carolina…..

  • Anonymous

    So sorry to that u have my praygod bless

  • Elvin Hatton

    Praying for peace & comfort for the family only God can give through Jesus I pray, Amen!!!

  • Cissy Musselman

    So sorry for your time of sadness, but it’s not goodbye forever, for you will see him again and I know it seems like a long time but it’s only a few days in God’s time! May God’s grace hold you in the palm of His hand until you meet again! Remember your uncle with joy and happiness for that’s how it should be! May God Bless U all! Your friend & sister in Christ Jesus, CISSY MUSSELMAN

  • Carey Copeland

    Here we go religious conservative views being put out of site because they may off in someone’s feelings that needed it.

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