“I never had the pleasure of meeting "Charlie" although I enjoyed his articles over the years. I was Les' Barber during his High School and College days. Missed those articles and Charlie's Humor.
“Sad to see you pass uncle Charles. I know you are no longer suffering. Wish I would have been able to spend more time with you.
“RIP Charlie. Classmate HHS 1951. Bob O'Neal
“RIP Charles. Classmates HHS 1951.
“A Tampa area treasure is gone.
Great guy who befriended and inspired younger reporters like myself in the 1970s. I'm still at it, digging away on local issues at the Pensacola News Journal on the beautiful Redneck Riviera. Thanks Charlie.
Rob Johnson Tampa Trib 72-75/USF 72
“I am so very sorry for your loss. You will all be in my prayers.
“You can bet he's up there interviewing everyone about their new home in Heaven! Remember the joy!
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CHARLES F."CHARLIE"ROBINS, 79 TAMPA - Charles F. (Charlie) Robins, a native of Tampa and long-time local newspaper columnist, died December 4, 2012, after battling cancer for several years. He was 79. Charlie grew up in Tampa and St. Petersburg and was a graduate of the Hillsborough...Read More