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January 11, 1943 - October 12, 2015

Master Sergeant, William D. (Robby) Robinson, US Air Force, Retired, age 72, aka "the Traveling Man". An honorable man, husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, born January 11, 1943 to William and Gussie Robinson in Montclair, New Jersey, was called home to Glory the morning of October 12, 2015. He attended elementary and high schools in New Jersey, and completed his Bachelors Degree, majoring in Criminal Justice, at University of Nebraska, in Omaha.
His military career in the USAF spanned over 20 yrs, retiring as a Master Sergeant. He continued to serve his community through the US Postal Service for an additional 22 yrs, as a Clerk, Director and eventually Postmaster in Nebraska, Iowa and Texas. Remembered by many as the Traveling Man, having traveled to five continents, and crossed 6 of the 7 seas, he continued to travel extensively in the USA after retirement.
Throughout his military career and postal career he lived for Masonry, a capacity he served respectfully until he was called home. His faith in God lead him to worship with his family at his church home, Grace First Baptist Church in San Antonio, Texas. Of his many accomplishments, his greatest joy was his family. He is survived by his wife, Charmaine Robinson, son Sterling, daughter Stacey P. Robinson, daughter-in-law Susan Robinson, 11 grandchildren. He is preceded in death by son David. Robby had a love of life and lived it to the fullest. He enjoyed listening to music, loved to read, travel, drive fast, dress sharp, fishing, hunting and of course talking. He realized at an early age the importance of family, church, friendships, community, loyalty, honesty and integrity. His incorporation of these virtues are the very reasons his memory cherished. He will be missed.
Family and friends celebrate his victory over death, and though we mourn our loss, we shall all join him in eternity.
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