Douglas A. Robinson
1934 - 2019
The Wilton Mortuary
2101 North Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, IL
Douglas A. Robinson
PEORIA - Douglas A. Robinson, 85, of Peoria, IL, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.
Douglas was born on July 15, 1934, in Benoit, Mississippi.
Douglas was preceded in death by his parents, Mary and "Big" John Robinson; and his sister, Johnny Mae Robinson.
He is survived by his children, Cathy (Bill) Hogue, Derrick Robinson, Douglas J. Robinson and Eric Robinson; his grandsons, Korey Robinson and Ezra Robinson; and a brother, Barry J. Robinson.
Douglas will be remembered as a loving father and grandfather and dedicated BBQ man, teacher and mentor.
As a long-standing member of the Peoria community, Douglas's infectious smile, perpetual optimism and gracious generosity touched countless lives. He will be missed by many.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 31, 2019, at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 30, at the mortuary in Peoria. Burial will take place at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Peoria.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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Published by Peoria Journal Star from Aug. 26 to Aug. 28, 2019.
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To the Family oh Doug Robinson. Please know you have my sincerest condolences. Doug will certainly be missed.
Antwine Freeman
August 28, 2019
I thank God for allowing this entire family to be a part of my life. I will forever cherish the good and funny memories Douglas and I shared from Big John's to Grandpa John's and everything in between. Dougie, Eric, Derrick, and Cathy, you know you're more like cousins to me and my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time and always. Miss you guys and hope to talk to you soon. Barry, sending love and hugs and prayers for strength to you. I love and miss you all ❤ xoxo~Tafhi
Tafhi H
August 28, 2019
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