Richard Robinson

Richard RobinsonRichard Eugene Robinson, 54, of Rushville died at 6:23 p.m. Feb. 10, 2010, at his home.

He was born Aug. 22, 1955, a son of Edwin and Clara McWhorter Robinson. He married Sheila Caputo on Oct. 30, 1987, in Palmyra, Mo. She survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Jeff (and Amanda) Robinson of Beardstown and Eric Robinson of Rushville; two daughters, Darla (and Kevin) Kirkham and Dana (and Brent) Barnewolt, both of Rushville; four sisters; three brothers; and 13 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and grandparents, Marcus (and Henrietta) Robinson and Perry (and Lidea) McWhorter.

He was employed at Crane’s Shell for 13 years and then City of Rushville for 11 years, until his time of death.

Cremation has been accorded. A family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Cass-Schuyler Hospice or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/10/2010