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John Wesley “Robbie” Robinson
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GOLIAD – John Wesley “Robbie” Robinson, 94, died July 9, 2014.

He was born Jan. 7, 1920 in England, Ark., to John Wesley and Anna Borg Robinson.

He served in the Pacific during World War II as squadron navigator for the Army Air Corp 19th Troop Carriers. Following the war, he moved to Goliad where he owned and operated Robinson-Wallace Magnolia Station.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Letitia Torian Robinson; daughter, Letitia Robin Barnhill (Bill) of Goliad; son, John Wesley Robinson III (Mary Patti) of Newnan, Ga.; five grandchildren, Travis Dye (Amanda) of Cedar Park, Forrest Dye (Tracy) of Carrollton, Will Barnhill of Fairborn, Ohio, Nicole Robinson Miller (Craig)of Washington D.C. and Jacqueline Robinson Knaup (Jonathan) of Rancho Santa Margarita, Cal.; five great-grandchildren, Alison and David Dye; Ruth, Caleb, and Noah Jane Miller; plus extended family and many dear friends.

Visitation was at 5 p.m. Friday, July 11, with a memorial service following at 5:30 p.m. at Goliad Presbyterian Church, 106 N. Market St. in Goliad with Rev. Bette Burris officiating.

Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Goliad at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Goliad Presbyterian Church, PO Box 617, Goliad, TX 77963 or donor’s choice.
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