Mastin Alonza Robison

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Mastin A. Robison

Mastin Alonza Robison was born March 12, 1926 in Elm Grove, LA and passed away Sunday, August 25, 2013. Mastin lived almost his entire life in the city and community that he loved, Oil City, LA. He served in the Army during WWII where he received a Purple Heart medal. After returning from serving his country, Mastin worked as the Postmaster of Oil City where he retired in 1984. He was a lifetime member of First Baptist Church of Oil City where he served his Lord faithfully as a deacon for over 60 years. His daily example of what the Christian life should look like can never be replaced. Mastin's greatest legacy will live on through those that knew him as a friend and mentor. His greatest love and joy in his life, however, was for his family.

Mastin was preceded in death by his parents, Dick and Lela Robison, by his brother D.B. Robison, and by his sister Ruby Robison Penton. He is survived by his loving wife Joan Chumley Robison. Tuesday, August 27th would have marked 64 years of marriage for Mastin and Joan. He is also survived by his daughter, Diane Robison Cook and husband Mike of Saraland, AL, and by his sister Marcelle Robison Newton. Mastin had two grandchildren, Michael Robison Cook and wife Alison, and Suzanne Cook Chavers and husband Josh. He also had six great-grandchildren, Easton Cook, Karli Cook, Nehemiah Chavers, Levi Chavers, Caedmon Chavers and Eli Chavers, .

Serving as pallbearers will be Ron Newton, Michael Southerland, Chuck Newton, Biff Chumley, G.M. Newton Jr., and Daniel Chumley. The deacons of First Baptist Church of Oil City will also serve as honorary pallbearers.

Funeral services for Mastin will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Oil City, LA with Dr. Michael L. Cook officiating, assisted by Rev. Jessie Colston. Interment will follow at the Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Oil City, LA. The family will have a time of visitation on Wednesday, August 28th from 1:00 PM until service time.

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Published in Shreveport Times from Aug. 27 to Aug. 28, 2013
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