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Robert James Robinson, 83

Robert James Robinson, 83

Robert James Robinson, 83, of Hendersonville was called home to be with his Lord Jesus Christ Sunday, May 19, in the morning. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter H. Robinson and Lorna Tripp Robinson; his son, Mark, Robert's brother, Walter T. Robinson and wife Lynn of Glens Falls, N.Y.

Born in Glens Falls, N.Y., Aug. 6, 1929, he graduated from Glens Falls High School in 1947. He attended Clarkson Univ., graduating in 1953 with a degree in Business Admin. After a tour of duty in Korea with the U.S. Signal Corp, he returned to Glens Falls where he Married Kay Maynard.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, three sons, Jay and wife Sharon of Rougemont, N.C., John of Glens Falls, N.Y., Meagan, daughter-in-law of Randolph, VT., Matthew and Donna of Taylors, S.C, and their their sons, Matthew II, Galen and David; Patty and son Timothy of Center, Rutland, VT. and many cousins.

Robert found great pleasure in his family, Nascar events, traveling and keeping up with the news. He was employed with Commercial Credit Corp. for 27 years, then working an additional seven years before retiring in 2001.

In the First Alliance Church in Hendersonville, he served faithfully as a deacon. Formerly a member of Pine Knolls Church in South Glens, N.Y., he also attended Calvary Bible Church while living in Rutland, VT. for 20
years.

In lieu of flowers gifts may be sent to the charity of one's choice, or to the Benevolent Fund of the First Alliance Church in Hendersonville.

The date of a memorial service will be announced.

Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.