Charles Robinson Sr. |
Charles E. Robinson Sr., 73,of East St. Louis, Ill., born May 21, 1934, in Pascola, Mo., to the union of Arthur M. Robinson Sr., and Willie, nee Hunt, Robinson departed this life Thursday, April 24, 2008, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his first wife of 46 years, Norma Jean Robinson; and his first born, Charles E. Robinson Jr.
He married Dorothy Covington Dec. 15, 1999. No children were born to this union.
Surviving are his wife; step mother, Maxine Robinson; his children, Sharon (Darrell) Crockett, Norman Robinson, Kimberly (Andre) Oliver; his grandchildren, Edmondo (Rashonda) Robinson, Norman E. Robinson Jr., Mitchell Robinson, Miles Robinson, Darrell Crockett Jr., Kyndall Oliver and Bryce Oliver; his siblings, Viteola Jackson, Arthur (Vicie) Robinson Jr., Barbara (Stanford) Scott and Carolyn Collier; his step children, Cameshia Covington, Joyce Robinson, Alonzo Robinson and D'Anna 'Robinson; and other relatives and friends.
Visitation: Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2008, at St. John Missionary Church, 4264 Piggott Ave., Centreville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at the church with the Rev. Marion DeBoe officiating. Interment will follow in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
OFFICER FUNERAL HOME, East St. Louis, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from Apr. 29 to Apr. 30, 2008