GASTONIA - April Marion Robinson, 40, was surrounded by her loving family when the Lord decided her work was finished on earth and He called her home to Him on Saturday, March 23, 2013.
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Mrs. Robinson was born in Agana, Guam at the U.S. Naval Hospital on Aug. 10, 1972. April was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend to all who knew her. She was a nurturer who reached out and touched the lives of all who crossed her path.
She graduated from UNC Charlotte and earned a degree in special education and a bachelor's degree in nursing. She loved being a nurse on 5 South at Gaston Memorial Hospital and caring for her patients, but her greatest joy came from the time she was able to spend with her children.
April is survived by her loving husband, Michael David Robinson, and three precious children, Ethan Banks Robinson, 8, Heather Grace Robinson, 5, and Megan Claire Robinson, 2; her parents, Wade and Libby Marion, her brother, W. Ashley Marion; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, John Robinson, Christina and Scott Johnson, Katie and David Apple, Bonnie Robinson and Jessie Harwood. She also leaves behind multiple aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Bethlehem Church, South Campus. A Celebration of Life service will follow the visitation at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Dickie Spargo officiating.
There will be a Celebration of Life service for April at Calvary Baptist Church on South Franklin Road in Mount Airy on Saturday, March 30. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m., with the service to begin at 4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Kidney Foundation, 4701 Hedgemore Dr., Suite 810, Charlotte, NC 28209;
, 1901 Brunswick Ave., Charlotte, NC 28207; or The Gideons International, PO Box 1032, Mt. Airy, NC 27030.
Condolences may be sent online by visiting www.mcleanfuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the Robinson family.
McLean Funeral Directors
700 South New Hope Road Gastonia, NC 28054
Published in Gaston Gazette from Mar. 25 to Mar. 26, 2013