Richard B. Robinson Sr., "Bubba" of Gary, IN, beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle, born December 28, 1930, was called upon by the Lord February 16, 2018. Preceded in death by wife Essie Robinson, 1st wife Addie Robinson, grandson Robert "Andre" Willis, granddaughter Kena Sanders, parents William Sr. & Lou Ethel Robinson, sisters Frances Francis, Anese Bodley, Fannie Ethel Robinson, brothers William Jr., Ernest, Clarence Sr. and Sylvester Robinson. Survived by son Richard "Ricky" Robinson Jr. of Gary, IN; daughter Gloria Franklin of Milwaukee, WI; grandchildren Leshundra Robinson of Memphis, TN, Kia Kolette & Sean Franklin of Milwaukee, WI; great grandchildren Mya Finley, Krisean Harris, Alex Carroll of Memphis, TN; Sisters Ruth A. Robinson & Juanita Paige of Gary, IN; brother James Robinson of Gary, IN and a host of special family & friends; Bubba was a graduate of Gary Roosevelt High School Class of 1949, Pvt-2 with U.S. Army; Family and friends will be received for visitation on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 10 to 11:00 a.m., followed immediately by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. at Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1741 Fillmore. St. Gary, IN. Pastor Isaac Culver Jr., Pastor; Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.
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Published in Post-Tribune from Feb. 21 to Feb. 22, 2018.