Obituary of Odis Dennis Robinson, Sr ~ 2009
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Odis Dennis Robinson, Sr., 71, of Old Fort, NC, passed away on Tuesday January 27, 2009 at Memorial Mission Hospital. Mr. Robinson was a wonderful husband and father. He was born September 11, 1937 in Yancey County, NC to the late Gay Robinson and Bonnie Martha Stella Autrey Robinson. Mr. Robinson was a retired farmer and was a veteran of the United States Army. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his first wife Hazel Elizabeth Robinson.
Surviving are his wife Doris Josephine Nanney Robinson; one son Odis Dennis Robinson, Jr. and wife Pamela of Old Fort, NC; one daughter Leisa Laws and husband Mike of Newland, NC; seven brothers and sisters, Erma Jean Presnell, Norman Robinson, Wayne Robinson, Carolyn McMahan, Douglas Robinson, Jerry Ray Robinson and Debra Lewis; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
Services were held at 8:00 PM on Friday January 30, 2009 in McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion with Rev. Rick Woody from Double Island Baptist Church officiating. The family received friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm with funeral service following. A graveside service was held at 2:00 PM on Saturday January 31, 2009 at Autrey Family Cemetery in Yancey County, NC. Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion is assisting the family. Words of comfort may be shared with the Robinson family at www.mem.com.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday February 4, 2008 Volume 15 # 5