Bill Vernon Robinson(1930 - 2014)

BILL VERNON ROBINSON Bill Vernon Robinson passed away on Thursday night, February 27th, 2014 at his home in Chico, CA with his children at his side. He was born on October 25th, 1930 in Hockerville, OK to Noah Oliver Robinson and Ethel Rosetta Robinson. Bill worked for Pacific Bell until he retired in 1985. He loved country music and singing annoyingly to his children; was a long time member of the Eagles in Chico and spent his leisure time enjoying sports with his best friends Leon and Faren. His sense of humor was abundant and touched everyone around him. Bill is preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Donna Robinson in 2008 and his brother Jay Robinson in 2007. He is survived by his brother Leon Robinson; brother-in-law Faren Murray; his children, Carol Beene, Craig Robinson, Laurie Engel, Bradley Robinson; his step-children Debra Cyr and Kelly Rasella; his sons-in-law Tom Beene, David Ruckman and daughter-in-law Cindee Robinson. Also by 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren and Rhonda Robertson who has been a long time close family friend. Andlet us not forget "Elmer The Bear". A Celebration of his life will be held at the Eagles Hall in Chico on Friday, March 7th, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. To view obituary or send condolences to the family, go online to NewtonBracewell.com

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680 Camellia Way Chico, CA 95926
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Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Mar. 4, 2014