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Ralph Wesley Robinson, Jr., 68

Ralph Wesley Robinson, Jr., 68

Ralph Wesley Robinson, Jr., 68, of Fletcher passed away Friday July 18, 2014.

He was a resident of Henderson County and was preceded in death by his parents Ralph Wesley Robinson Sr. and Lexie Robinson, his sister Wanda Whitaker, and brother Bruce Robinson.

Ralph is survived by the love of his life Karyn M. Robinson, brother Stanley G. Robinson and wife Shirley, son William "Bill" Robinson and wife Heather, daughter Elizabeth "Lisa" Trace and husband Todd, grandchildren Quinton Robinson, Abbigail Robinson, and Tiffany Trace; two nieces, one nephew, and four great nieces and nephews.

Ralph attended Fletcher Academy & West Henderson High school. He worked at Cal's Home and Auto, Francis & Wright, General Electric, then owned his own small engine repair company, L & R Equipment. He loved spending time with his family, friends, and especially loved children. He enjoyed being outdoors fishing and boating. He was a member of the Fletcher Seventh-day Adventist Church.

A Memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Fletcher Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Memorials may be made to MemoryCare, 100 Far Horizons Lane, Asheville, N.C. 28803.

An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of arrangements