William Robinson

William J. Robinson, 88, of Roseville, died at 4:20 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 1997, at Community Memorial Hospital in Monmouth.

He was born Sept. 30, 1908, at Vermont, a son of James E. and Nettie B. Phillips Robinson. He married Kathryn Merrill April 4, 1936, at Roseville. She died Oct. 20, 1991. He was also preceded in death by four sisters and five brothers.

Surviving are one son, Larry Robinson of rural Roseville; one daughter, Mrs. Don (Donna) Kirby of Roseville; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Mr. Robinson was raised in the Vermont community, moving to Roseville in 1939 where he spent the rest of his life. He farmed for many years and retired from Stockland FS where he also worked several years. He was a member of the Swan Creek United Methodist Church and a member of Modern Woodmen since 1925.

Services were held Saturday at the Corman Memorial Home in Roseville with Rev. Maurice Midgley and Rev. Kay Myers officiating. Burial was in Roseville Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Roseville Friendship Center.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/2/1997

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