ROBINSON, Robert K. (AKA Bob) passed away on Friday, February 15, 2013. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. The love of his life passed away July 2, 1998. Our dear father is joining his life-long love, Bessie Louise Robinson in a wonderful new place for eternity.
He was born on December 16, 1923 in Bellaire, Ohio, where he played football, baseball, ran track and was a member of the band.
He worked at Southern California Edison for 30 years and retired in Huntington Beach, California on February 1, 1984. He served in the US Army in WWII. He was stationed in the Asia Pacific region and participated in the Japanese Occupation.
Robert is survived by his son, R. Michael Robinson and daughters, Pattie Grimm and Christine Lentz. He was a loving grandfather to Bryan Robinson, Jaclynn Robinson, Ross Grimm III, Elke Grimm, Emma Lentz, John Lentz III and Tatum Lentz.
A memorial service was held at the O'Connor Funeral Home in Laguna Niguel on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, followed by Full Military Honors at the Riverside National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Bellaire High School Endowment Fund in memory of Robert K. Robinson, Class of 1941 at P.O. Box 75, Bellaire, Ohio 43906.
Mr. Robinson was a long time member of the Bellaire High School Alumni Marching Band and these contributions are dedicated for that purpose.