Ronald Judge Robinson (1930 - 2019)

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Hohlt & File Funeral Home Ltd
204 North Fourth Street
Vandalia, IL

Ronald Judge Robinson, 88, of Vandalia, passed away at 6:42 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at Fayette County Hospital Long Term Care in Vandalia.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at First Christian Church in Vandalia, with the Rev. Robert Francisco officiating. Interment will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia, with military rites accorded graveside by Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 in Vandalia and Brownstown VFW Post 9770. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of services on Wednesday at the church. Memorials: Fayette County Hospital LTC or Habitat for Humanity. Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at
Mr. Robinson was born on Oct. 20, 1930, in Grayville, the son of Claude and Anna Marie (Judge) Robinson. He married Mary Louise Siebert on May 31, 1958, in Poseyville, Ind.; she preceded him in death on Jan. 7, 2018.
After graduating from high school, Ron served in the United States military. He then received his master's degree in education from Vanderbilt University. Ron started his teaching career in Sumner High School before teaching at Vandalia Community High School for 34 years, also serving as the athletic director and coaching all sports.
Ron served as the chairman of the Vandalia Zoning Board of Adjustments, was on the Senior Citizens Board and enjoyed volunteering for the local Habitat for Humanity. He was a member of First Christian Church in Vandalia; Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 in Vandalia, where he was previously the chaplain; and VFW Old Capitol Post 3862 in Vandalia.
He is survived by his sons, Paul Robinson of Indian Trail, N.C., Brian Robinson and wife Kathie of St. Louis, Mo., and John Robinson and wife Alisa of Frisco, Texas; and grandchildren, Brianna Hales, Annie Robinson, James Robinson, Scott Robinson and Benjamin Robinson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and brothers, Marvin Robinson and Charles Robinson.
Published in The Leader-Union from Aug. 7 to Aug. 14, 2019
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