Mr. Fred Robinson joined his Heavenly Father on July 6, 2013. He was born in East Chicago, Indiana, on June 6, 1946, to James and Nora Robinson. He graduated from Washington High School in East Chicago, Indiana, in 1964. With a bachelor and master degrees in education from Western Michigan University, he devoted his life to educating others. For more than 40 years, the loving force that was Fred Robinson served as a trusted teacher, counselor and life coach. He was a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. In 1969, he was united in matrimony to Doris Bradford, the love of his life. In June of 1972, he accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior, the beginning of a wondrous passion for bringing others to Christ. As a resident of Franklin, Tennessee, he continued soldiering for Christ as a member of Born Again Church in Nashville, Tennessee. Fred loved people and had a true talent for identifying untapped potential and converting that potential into a fresh start for so many.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Nora Robinson, and grandsons, Joshua and Isaiah Senger. His extraordinary legacy is carried on by: his wife of 43 years, Doris Robinson; son, Dennis Robinson (Shelane); daughters, Kim Robinson, Kristin Robinson and Courtney Senger (John); grandchildren, Nykky Robinson, Kourtney Robinson, Landon Allen and Hannah and Faith Senger. He also leaves many family members to celebrate his memory: his brother, Eugene Robinson (Janice); sister, Ardean Robinson; brother, Lawrence Robinson; sisters in love, Loris Bradford, Virginia Bradford and LaVern Hogan; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. His infectious laugh, joyful spirit and kind heart will be greatly missed by his family and the many friends whose lives he touched.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Faith Temple Church of God in Christ in East Chicago, Indiana, on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 11 a.m. CST. WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 615-794-2289. www.williamsonmemorial.com