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Richard Robinson Sr.


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Richard Robinson Sr. Obituary
Richard Robinson Sr.
03/02/1942 - 09/02/2018
Funeral Services for Mr. Richard Robinson Sr., 76, who passed away on September 2, 2018, will be 2 PM, Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Greater New Zion Primitive Baptist Church, with Eld. Jermaine Fuller, Pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Calling hours will be from 5-7 PM today (Fri, Sept 14) at Greater New Zion P.B. Church, with a Wake Service from 6-7 PM and from 12:30 PM until service time at the church on Saturday. Mr. Robinson was born on March 2, 1942 in Daytona Bch to the late Leroy Robinson, Sr. and Annie Mae Robinson. He was educated from the Volusia County Schools System and played basketball for the Campbell Street Centipedes. He was employed at Halifax Health Medical Center and retired after 36 ½ years of service as Supervisor in Environmental Service receiving awards for Employee of the Month and being inducted into the Wall of Fame. He was also the Founder & Owner of Richard Robinson Janitorial Service for over 50 years and was passionate about the tradition of the Robinson Family Barbecue. He enjoyed fishing, horseshoes, gardening, watching sports (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), cooking, and dancing. He enjoyed watching his favorite television shows Meet the Browns and Sanford & Son. He was also preceded in death by Clifford Lee Gearing, Leroy Robinson, Maxine Washington, Gilbert Robinson, Ralph Robinson, Annie Watson, James Robinson, Stanley Robinson and Leon Robinson. He is survived by his devoted wife of 53 years Laura Robinson; sons: Richard Robinson, Jr. (Sandra), Michael Robinson (Wynette), Jermaine Robinson; daughter: Vanessa Brown (Revorge); eight grandchildren: Dondre Richardson, (Laytonya) Derrell Robinson, Ashley Manney (Brandon), Arnieas Robinson, Riquille Robinson, J'Maya Robinson, Akaya Robinson, Ventrall Wright; four great grandchildren: Dre'Ana Richardson, Landan Manney, Dondre Richardson, Jr., DeAndre Richardson, Amir Wright, Armani Wright; siblings: Benjamin Robinson, George Robinson, Margaret Lowe, Lucille Robinson, Colden Robinson, and Realise Robinson; godchildren: Brett Faircloth, Jr., Le'Andra Lang, Curtis Lewis; sisters-in-law: Della Jackson, Lula Mae Robinson, Loretta Robinson; a brother-in-law: Costello Shedrick, Sr.; several nieces, nephews, cousins and devoted friends. www.rjgainousfuneralhome.com.

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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal from Sept. 13 to Sept. 14, 2018
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