Burl Robinson

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DALLAS - Burl Clarence Robinson Sr. 87, passed away March 6, 2013, at Robin Johnson House.

He was born July 10, 1925, in Chambers County, Ala., to the late Jesse Kirkland and Myrtle Raughton Robin-son.

Burl was retired from International Ladies Garment, a United States Army and Navy veteran serving in World War II and Korean Conflict. He was a member of Long Creek Baptist Church, Gaston Masonic Lodge 263, Bes-semer City American Legion Post 243, Scottish Rite Consistory, Oasis Shriners, Scottish Rite Research Society, White Shrine Judean 13, Hillbilly Clan #13, N.C. Sheriffs Association, Unite Southern Region, a Kentucky Colonel and Past Commander of Disabled Veterans.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Maggie Bell Michaels Robinson; two infant sons, a grandson, a brother, and a sister.

He is survived by his wife Myrtle Norton Robinson; son Burl "Butch" Robinson Jr. and wife Rhonda of Dallas, daughter Sherry Long Brown and husband Sidney of Gastonia; brother, Harold Robinson of Gastonia; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and his little friend Prissy.

His funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Long Creek Baptist Church, Dallas with the Rev. Jim Shaw offi-ciating.

Interment will follow at Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia with military honors by Bessemer City American Le-gion Post 243 and full Masonic Rites.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Sisk-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Besse-mer City.

Memorials may be made to Oasis Temple Shriners Children's Hospital, 604 Douglas Mays Place, Charlotte, NC 28262.

To offer condolences, please visit www.siskbutler.com.

Arrangements by Sisk-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Bessemer City.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Mar. 7, 2013
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