William A. 'Papoose' Robinson, 57, Shelbyville, died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville. He was a native of Shelbyville and the son of the late Lizzie Mae 'Winnie' Robinson and William L. Davis. He was a graduate of Shelbyville High School. He worked as a fence builder for Penrod Lumber Company for 26 years, as a sorter for Logan's Uniform Service for 11 years and had been a production worker at Martinrea Heavy Stamping for the past year. He was a member of the Hornet Club and an avid U. of L. fan. In his leisure time, he enjoyed fishing. He had faith in God. In addition to his parents, one brother, Jonathan Robinson and one half brother, Nick Davis Jr., preceded him in death. Survivors include two sons, Antonio 'Dynamite' Dontez Turner of Louisville and William 'Papa' Tyjuan Harris of Shelbyville; two sisters, Geraldine (Leonard) Smith and Cathy 'Hokie' Robinson, both of Shelbyville; five brothers, Charles Anderson 'Crow' Robinson of Frankfort, Tommy L. 'Meatman' Robinson and Jimmy 'Poodle' Robinson, both of Shelbyville, Virgil 'Buckshot' Robinson of Louisville and Julius 'Hamburger' Robinson of New Albany, IN; two half sisters, Mary C. Johnson and Wanda Doyle, both of Tampa, FL; two half brothers, Charles Davis and Terry (Laura) Davis, both of Louisville; nine grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Clay Street Baptist Church with visitation 6-9 p.m. Friday at Webb Funeral Home. Rev. Kilen Gray and Rev. Robert M. Marshall, Sr. will deliver eulogies at the funeral services and Rev. Ronald H. Holder will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Morton-Beckley Funeral Directors. Online condolences may be expressed at www.morton-beckley.com.
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Published in The Sentinel-News from Mar. 20 to Mar. 27, 2014