LEBANON -- A private family emmorial service has been planned for Mr. Robinson, 78, of Lebanon. Born August 20, 1931 in New Castle, Indiana, he died Sunday, December 20, 2009.
Mr. Robinson was a graduate of the University of South Carolina where he attended on a ROTC scholarship. A veteran of the US Marine Corps, he rose to the rank of 1st Lieutenant. He began his career in the outdoor amusement business in 1964 with James E. Strates Shows and went on to retire with Cumberland Valley Shows in the late 1990’s. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.
Survivors include: his wife of 52 years Martha Robinson; children Joe (Vi) Robinson and Connie Coomes -- both of Florida, Jeff (Madeleine) Cashdollar of Goodlettsville, Jeanan Robinson and Claudia (Nelson) Lamberson -- both of Lebanon and Stacey (Patrick) Ryan of Texas.
Also surviving are grandchildren: Joe Robinson, Melisa Parkinson, Brock Cashdollar, Paula Lupton, Jerri Coomes, Nathanial Coomes, Jenna Peel, Alex White, Shelby White and McKenzie Lamberson; great-grandchildren Johnny Parkinson and Gannon Kozielski; sister Phyllis (James) Strates of Florida.
Mr. Robinson was preceded in death by parents Claude and Doris Robinson and sister Carolyn Clemons.
In lieu of flowers the family request contributions be made to the American Heart Association P.O. Box 409410 Atlanta, GA 30384-9410. Arrangements by Partlow Funeral Chapel.