Scott Christopher Robinson
1981 - 2016
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Scott “Scotty” Christopher Robinson 1981 – 2016
Our beautiful son and brother passed from his earthly home Wednesday night from an accidental prescription drug overdose. If you haven't dealt with someone battling an addiction you may not understand and might judge. We need to speak up about the epidemic tearing apart families and destroying our communities. Our family is not alone in this. Scott loved Mother Teresa quotes and gave me a sheet of them long ago. This is one for this situation: “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” Scott was handsome, intelligent, and enjoyed writing poetry. He was raised in a loving home and loved both his work and co-workers. His inner struggles and later a back injury turned him to prescription drugs. Our love wasn't enough to save him from the true addiction he could not overcome. To all children, turn to those who love you if you are struggling. To all parents, watch your children's behavior, and be aware of and try to avoid putting your children on prescription drugs. Scott's battle has ended. He was a baptized Christian who knew the Bible. God knew his struggles and his true heart away from his addiction and has allowed him to enter his new home in Heaven. He is at peace. Scott loved to help others and wrote these words on his way to work last August thinking of his patients. “There have been times that I've wondered why God doesn't send his angels to help us when we need them the most. But I realized today that sometimes you just have to be one.” – Scott Robinson
Scott leaves behind his loving friend, Leah who always loved him no matter what; his father, Don; mother, Janet; and brothers, Brandon and Nick Robinson.
A service Celebrating Scott's life will be held Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., at the Paquelet-Falk Funeral Home in Louisville, with Pastor Ryan Rasmussen officiating. Scott's family will receive friends Thursday from 6-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences and special memories may be shared online at: www.heritagecremationsociety.com
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Published in The Repository on Mar. 29, 2016.
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March 24, 2019
I was a patient at the practice where Scott worked. I think of him often. He was a very kind, sweet young man. I really enjoyed getting to know him. The tribute to Scott in the office is beautiful and brings tears to my eyes every time I see it. But also a smile.
Mary Prather
Acquaintance
July 13, 2016
Summer of Love 2014! See ya in Heaven dear
Kay Sherrell
April 19, 2016
I just found out about this tragic loss of a beautiful life. I worked with Scott and he was such a good person. His number still in my cell phone. I am sooo sorry for your families loss. May you find comfort in knowing he touched lives and was well thought of. My memory of him will remain that of a great guy who I hired and enjoyed working with at the beginning of his career. Prayers for your family
Jamie Grimm
April 17, 2016
This is Janet Robinson. Scott was my son. I want to thank everyone who left their thoughts, prayers and memories of Scott for our family on this site. They gave us peace and helped us through this trying time. I loved hearing from Scott's patients. He always told me, "My patients love me." He was special and is missed. Sorry I was late doing this and hope some of you find this note of thanks. Love, The Robinson Family.
Janet Robinson
April 9, 2016
Although it has been a while since I had the pleasure of talking to Scott, I attended college with him and he just was an amazing person. I very much remember him expressing the pain he was going through at the time with training, and it breaks my heart to see how much of an impact it ended up having after we graduated and parted ways. Words cannot express how tragic his loss is to all, and my deepest sympathies are with your entire family during this very difficult time.
Rebecca Cobbs
April 9, 2016
Although I did not know your loved one, my heart breaks for you and your family. As a Chemical Dependency Counselor's Assistant with Quest, I know first-hand how the opioid epidemic impacts our families and communities. As you so eloquently wrote in Scott's obituary, "We need to speak up about this epidemic tearing apart families and destroying our communities." There is no shame in his passing; only an opportunity for all of us to awaken to this scourge and find new ways to combat it before another family, another community, is burdened with grief. God bless you all and may He give you peace and strength. Amen.
David Klar
April 9, 2016
Although we don't know each other, I share the love and concern you have for your son, as every mother does. Please accept my heartfelt sympathies on your loss. Your courageous words about his struggles will undoubtedly help others in similar circumstances. May God comfort you just as He embraces your son.
Another Mother
April 5, 2016
To Don and Janet- so sorry.God bless. Scott is in Peace now...and time will heal.Stay strong.
March 31, 2016
Prayers for Scott's family. I've only known him a short time but I was patient of his every week and we got close. Me and Scott always joked around and I have all good memories of him. That was my buddy... Prayers for u all !
Doug Wilson
March 31, 2016
My deepest condolences to the family.
Johnnie Angel
March 31, 2016
You have my deepest sympathy. This is heartbreaking Thank you, for sharing the truth and the pain of addiction midst all of this. I will be praying for all of you. Peace be with you
Patty Harper LaRocco
March 31, 2016
I never knew Scott. I have never met anyone in the Robinson family but I'm saddened by your loss.
Claudis Rocus
March 31, 2016
I am so sorry for your loss. Our whole family saw Scott at the doctors office and my kids enjoyed joking around with him when we were in for their checkups. May the Lord comfort you and hold you through this time.
Cheryl Huggins
March 31, 2016
Joyce Clark
March 31, 2016
Scotty was a very nice and caring person who will be greatly missed. To Scotty's family, friends and co workers our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love Christina & Loretta Shearer
March 31, 2016
Was so nice to have met you Scott. In heaven there will be only happiness.
Bernie
March 31, 2016
Dear Robinson and Sealock Family,
Janet, Don, Brandon and Nick...

All of The Blackburn's send their prayers and love during this time of moving forward with Scott with our Savior and us learning to go on with our daily routines without Scott being on earth with us.

I trust each of you in The Holy One's care and comfort during this extremely difficult time. Look to Him in the days to come and feel His love and peace surrounding you.

Plus each of you have times you spent with Scotty - those are your precious memories that no one can take away - enjoy and share them!

Please know that I am here if you need me - just call [(330)956-5506] and I will be there!

Your loving cousin,
Betsy
March 31, 2016
Janet & Don,
I am so very sorry for this great loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and comfort you in your time of need.
Much Love, Gwen & family
Gwen Herrera
March 31, 2016
Thank you for sharing your situation to help others open their eyes. I am sorry for the loss of your loved one! May God give you peace. Bless your heart!
Colette
March 31, 2016
Thank you for sharing truth in the midst of such personal pain. Thank you for shining light on what is often kept in the dark.Thank you Father that you know Scott's heart and that he may rest in your peace.
Karoline
March 30, 2016
Your brave words may save many other parents from the horror you are experiencing. May God bless and comfort you. I'm so sorry for your terrible loss.
Leigh Shaheen
March 30, 2016
amanda Casey
March 30, 2016
R.I.P sweet friend. God took a good person.
Jodi Royer
March 30, 2016
My God keep u all in his Prayers
March 30, 2016
So sorry for your loss. I had a loved one who struggled with addiction and it contributed to their death.God bless his beautiful soul. you're in my thoughts and prayers.
Jane Striker
March 30, 2016
sorry for the loss of your son...
March 30, 2016
Scotty was a good man. I enjoyed when he would stop by and say hello if I was working in the yard. I was proud help and see him compete in the Mr. Canton. I recently saw him at the store and had the pleasure of introducing him to my newlywed wife. This breaks my heart. Condolences to his loved ones. May the Lord heal your hearts. Fly high buddy. God Bless you.
Mark Mahon Ii
March 30, 2016
I don't know Scott or the family but my heart is broken for the pain that he must have been feeling. I will be praying for all of you. Thank you for sharing his story!!!!!
Stephanie Wright
March 30, 2016
SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS I DIDN'T KNOW THE YOUNG MAN,BUT I AM TRULY SORRY MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS...
Monica Peterson
March 30, 2016
My heartfelt sympathy to Scott's family, friends, & co-workers. He was a fine young man, always respectful, kind, & I could always count on him to make Me smile. As a patient of his, I miss him already, but take comfort knowing he's now at peace with his Savior.
Mary Prather
March 30, 2016
I don't know you, but you have my deepest sympathy. God will surely get you through this sorrow. He will never forsake His own! Praying for all of you. And the angels came.
Myrna Dulaney
March 30, 2016
I want to let you know how sorry I am for your loss. I knew Scott when he worked at my dialysis center because I was one of his patients. He was so kind and caring to everyone, especially his patients. He always talked with me at every opportunity. We had a lot in common and I considered him a friend. I knew of his struggles and understood what he was going through because I had friends and family that struggled the same demons.
He left behind a lot of friends and family that loved and cared about him. But now I believe he's made it to the Lord where now he can be at peace and not hurt. I wish your family well and remember him when he was happy
Mandy Lockhart
March 30, 2016
Praying Peace and Comfort to Scotty's Loved Ones.
A recovering drug addict, Lisa S.
Lisa Stanford
March 30, 2016
I do not know your son/ brother-somehow saw his obituary on face book. It's beautifully written
March 30, 2016
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family and friends. Addictions are horrible and unfortunately, all too common. What a beautiful obituary, Scott sounded like someone I would have liked having as a friend. Peace be with you all.
Julie Mayo
March 30, 2016
My prayers and thoughts are with you. My mother passed from the same sickness. May God provide you all comfort and peace during this time.
Nicole Miller
March 30, 2016
God Bless, and get you through this senseless tragedy. We, also, are touched by the horrific addiction to opiates/heroin, with one of our children - it is the scariest addiction out there. So very sorry for your loss.....
Sandi Thompson
March 30, 2016
My deepest condolences
Andrea
March 30, 2016
So very sorry for your loss, addiction is such a disease and people don't understand I wish there was a cure. Prayers for your strength.
Bethany Ramos
March 30, 2016
Robinson Family, you have my deepest sympathy for your loss. I was a patient of Scott's and his absence was noticed at my appointment today. He was always kind and caring.

Thank you for sharing about his addiction, his struggles, the family's struggles, and your message of hope. I will miss him.
Cathy Heid
March 30, 2016
So very brave and honorable of you to write this. I do not know you, but my thoughts and prayers are with your family. I lost my father March 1st to an accidental overdose and have learned in my 26 years how terrible this disease is. May you find peace in knowing that Scott is no longer struggling and he is finally at peace with his Father in Heaven experiencing more joy than any of us left behind can imagine. May God Bless you all.
Ashley Davis
March 30, 2016
To the Robinson Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I too know your pain, as I recently lost someone I cared deeply about to this kind of addiction. I admire your courage in sharing your story. May your precious memories give you comfort during this painful time.
Edith Dickinson
March 30, 2016
May God Shine His Light On Our Family & Your Son's Brandon & Nicholas. They Were Just Toddler's When I Moved Out West. Although We Did Meet Nick The Year We Came Back.
Love & Deepest Condolences With The Knowledge That One Day We Will All Be Together In Heaven.
Jerry (J.R.) & Spring H Robinson
March 30, 2016
I do not know your family but this is so sad. Please know the Lord is wrapping. His loving arms around your family
kathy erdely
March 29, 2016
Scotty! You will always be in my memories since I met you. You were always a good dude. I have the upmost pleasure to have met you. You will never be forgotten! May god have you a blessing in heaven brother. You always had great respect every time I saw you. You will be missed.
Tony Cole
March 29, 2016
Praying for your family. He didn't leave us in veign. His story lives on and his courage was strong.
Jarrod P
March 29, 2016
Addiction does not define a person.....God loves people....He hates addiction. Remember, EVERYONE you meet is battling some type of struggle.
R Miller
March 29, 2016
RIP Scott
Ter Sim
March 29, 2016
Don and Janet I'm sorry to hear about the loss of your son. I too understand that loss and will be thinking of you.
Kimberly Robinson Wol
Kim Wolf
March 29, 2016
When you know the truth, it will set you free. I am so glad to read that he knew his Savior. May His peace surround his loved ones.
March 29, 2016
I'm so sorry for your loss, I too have dealt with addiction with my children. It's a very scary and painful situation. God Bless!
Kandice
March 29, 2016
So very sorry for your loss.
Sheryl Koontz
March 29, 2016
Many prayers for comfort and peace to the Robinson family. Our deepest condolences, Tina & Family
Tina Ondrus Keller
March 29, 2016
I did not know Scotty but his obituary really touched me. I am so sorry for your loss and your touching words about the disease of addiction showed what a loving home he was raised in. Making parents aware through your son's death is truly remarkable. May he now rest in peace with our Lord free of pain and enjoy his life eternal.
Kay
March 29, 2016
Thinking of all of you. Scotty was a truly kind person. He will be missed
Rachel Macris
March 29, 2016
I am so sorry he lost the battle of addiction, he is in my memory of a compassionate young man and friend.
Karen Graybill
March 29, 2016
Although I didn't know Scott, your love for him is beautifully expressed. I hope your honesty will help other families who are struggling with the addiction of a loved one. All of you are in my thoughts. Thank you for your courage in remembering your son in such a loving manner and giving hope to others. Scott was fortunte to have such a caring family.
Francine Langman
March 29, 2016
I do not personally know Scott or his family, however I share the loss of a loved one to a prescription pill overdose. I lost my 68yr old Mom to the same thing in 2014. My heart goes out to his loved ones, may God comfort you. Know that he is in a better place and his struggles are forever over, he can be truly happy now!
Denise Roush
March 29, 2016
So sorry for your loss. May God Be by your side through these hard times.
March 29, 2016
Robinson Family,
I did not know Scotty but your story has touched my heart. My words are not adequate to express the sorrow I feel for your loss. Losing a child is a pain I could never imagine. I ask for God's blessings on you and that you find the courage and strength to move forward in peace and confidence. Please accept my deepest condolences on your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Linda
March 29, 2016
I do not know you or your family, but I commend you for speaking of your sons addiction. I continue to read about this epidemic and have some friends going through hard times with members of their family. I hope more people take the time to read this and really take note when they feel a loved one is not quite the same. I am sure you did everything you could, and now letting others know more about this addiction you will continue to help other families.
Jill
March 29, 2016
I'm sorry for your loss I Kno All to Well about Addiction may He RIP Now God's Got Him Honey Love y'all... Love Hugs n Prayers are with His n Ur family n friends
Kellie Dean
March 29, 2016
Cindy Gardner
March 29, 2016
Scott, we love you and cherish the time that you got to be a part of our earthly family. You were a "Good and Faithful Servant" in your discipleship and now God has welcomed you into his Mansion. Janet and Don you were loving caring parents and raised a sensitive, loving caring son. His life was our lesson - let's hope many learn to become that angel! Love Aunt Annette and Uncle Jerry
Annette & Jerry Simon
March 29, 2016
My condolences to the whole family. I knew Scotty for many many years and he was an amazing person and friend. I will always have a place in my heart for him.
Krystal Schmalzl
March 29, 2016
I do not know Christopher or his family, friends,etc... But I do know my heart breaks for all who knew and loved Christopher .
My son is an addict and battles with his addiction every minute every hour of every day.
He wants to be clean but this awful addiction grabs hold and takes control of your mind , body, and soul. It is not prejudice of skin color, sex, age, religious belief or how rich or poor you may be. Because it will take control and own you.
I'm very thankful that Christopher's family is not ashamed of what took his life, and shared the truth for awareness to hopefully help others in this horrible epidemic of prescription drug addiction and these drugs leading to street drugs.May Christopher be free now and whole again and may he be in peace forever more.
Michelle Martino
March 29, 2016
I thought I recognized your son by the picture on the obituary, but turns out I never got to meet him while he was on earth, but after reading the obituary I had to send you a message. It was well said about not judging others. May your memories of Scott give you peace.
March 29, 2016
Didn't know Scott or members of his family but wanted to say Thank-you for your honest sharing about your loved one. May God Comfort you at this time of sadness and May your heartfelt words help someone else with the trials of addiction.
Mary Calcei
March 29, 2016
I do not know you nor did I know your son.I am so very sorry for your loss and your pain!
You are so right however in your words con-cerning pain, both physical and mental pain.
We need to look around us everyday and show compassion and love to our fellow man. We never know when something we say may touch a life in a positive way.
Please know your son is free from pain and he
would want you to know that.
May the memories you have give you comfort until you are together again. My prayers are with your family.
Nadine Clapper
March 29, 2016
My sincere condolences on the lost of your son, brother, and friend. May he now rest in peace with our God.
March 29, 2016
I am so sorry about your loss. My son as well has a problem and has done rehab 2 times. This is a demon that really needs more attention in today's society. My heart goes out to you and your family. He is now at peace and I was glad to read he he knew God.
March 29, 2016
Don & Janet,

I know I can speak for my late wife Carol as well in extending our deep sympathy to your family. I am sure that her and many other friends and relatives were there to welcome him. I also know you have a wonderful family to help you get through this difficult time,as mine recently helped me.

Paul & Carol Gretzinger
March 29, 2016
To the Family of Scott Robinson, I do not know you and my heart aches for you in your time of grief. Thank you for your bravery and compassion for others to speak out on the issues of addiction. We have lost and are losing so many because of something that we just simply cannot understand--the why, the how, the when? Wondering if there was something that we could have said or done differently. And, true, people who have never experienced it from any angle will be quick to judge, but we pray that they never have to experience it. My prayer is that God will lift you up, cover you and keep you as you journey through your grief. That He will give you the strength to go on, knowing that Scott will suffer no more and that he is at peace. May God bless you all. And, again, thank you for sharing Scott's story during your grief in an effort to help someone else.
March 29, 2016
I am so sorry for your loss. Although I do not know the family, my respect for you is immense in that you're working to take the stigma away from the disease of addiction. May God's Peace be with you, your loved ones, and with Scott in Heaven.
Jacki Hankinson
March 29, 2016
Robinson Family: We did not know your son or you, We send our Prayers for you and your Family! No one should judge anyone no matter what the circumstances maybe!
Please except our Condolences and know that your family is being prayed for all over the world!!!
Bob/Tracy Collier
March 29, 2016
I did not know Scott or his family, but I want to thank the Robinson family for sharing Scott's story of addiction. I am so sorry for your loss and I pray for a treatment that prevents more unnecessary deaths. Death from prescription drugs is an epidemic in the U.S. We, as a society, must acknowledge this epidemic and work toward affordable help for its victims. Again, my thoughts are with Scott and his loved ones.
Lois Fohl
March 29, 2016
Your courage to speak out is tremendous.If you help one person, one parent, by sharing your son's addiction, and your family's heart break, let that bring you peace. Scott obviously was loved, and if that cured addiction, that would be an awesome thing. God Bless your family.
Jill Zepp
March 29, 2016
My deepest condolences to the Robinson family. I only knew Scott for a brief time but I'm so glad I had the honor to know him. My prayers are with you.
Nicole Moore
March 29, 2016
This is very heart-breaking and saddening news. Many hugs and prayers to Scott's family. Scott will be greatly missed. Love always... Your rib.
Chrissy Janevski
March 29, 2016
My deepest condolences to Scott's family. You wrote a beautiful, loving and truthful obituary, which I'm sure wasn't easy. I'm sure many tears were shed while writing it.

I don't know the family, and didn't know Scott Robinson, but I know so many Scott Robinsons who weren't as fortunate to have such a loving, caring family, especially during his struggle with addictions.

I hope you will take comfort in knowing you did all you could do. Thanks for the message to others who might be struggling, and their families.

God bless you and comfort you.
March 29, 2016
scott was a super nurse for canton south medical.our family could rely on scott when we would call or go into the office.so sorry for such a beautiful person to leave without having touched more lives & the gentle touch that has been lifted to heaven. to" GOD'S SPECIAL NURSE" RIP DEAR SCOTT....gary, cheryl&rod mullen
cheryl mullen
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