HURST -- Edgar Allen "Robbie" Robison, 88, died at 6:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, in Herrin Hospital.
Robbie was born Dec. 12, 1924, in Hurst to Loren and Stella Marie (Murray) Robison.
He was a warehouse supervisor for Maytag.
He was a U.S. Navy
Robbie married Billie Ruth (Will) on April 4, 1946, in Hurst. They shared 67 years of marriage.
He was a member of First Christian Church of Hurst.
He was a member of Hurst Fire and Ambulance Service, American Legion Noel Robison Post 664 and VFW
Survivors include his wife, Billie Ruth Robison of Hurst; daughters, Linda Wright of Hurst and Karen and husband, Glen Hill, of Hurst; grandchildren, Penny and husband, Scott Wilson, Rebekah and husband, Jason Parker, and Andrew Hill; great-grandchildren, Erin Wilson, Rylee Wilson, Addison Parker, Logan Parker and Aerionna Hill; special nephew, Kenny Robison (who took Robbie on the Honor Flight); and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by parents; two brothers, Clifton and Gordon Robison; and son-in-law, Michael Wright.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, in First Christian Church of Hurst with the Rev. Greg Parker officiating. Burial will be in Blairsville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 18, at the church.
Walker Funeral Home and Crematory of Hurst is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Hurst Ambulance Service, P.O Box 146, Hurst, IL 62949.