Robert Robinson, 92

Robert Robinson, 92

Funeral services for Robert Robinson, 92, of Pottersville, were Saturday, May 30, 2020, at Pottersville Baptist Church in Pottersville. Mr. Robinson died May 24 at his home. 

He was born Feb. 22, 1928, in Crider, the son of Alfred Isaac and Verla Leona Hicks Robinson. He attended schools at Crider and Pleasant Point. On Nov. 5, 1953, in West Plains, he married Wilma Jane Callahan. 

Mr. Robinson was saved on Sept. 28, 2014, at the age of 86. He was a member of Pottersville Baptist Church; he loved his church and church family. He enjoyed bird hunting with his son, Robbie, his brother, Don, and with Max Fox.

Mr. Robinson had worked in the timber industry and at Meeks Lumber Company for 65 years before retiring. 

He is survived by two sons, Robert Glen Robinson and significant other Cathy VanVleck of South Fork, and Rex Lee Robinson of Pottersville; three grandchildren, Charles Robert Robinson, Agnes LeAnn Fowler and husband Mike and Zaylor Watts and husband Greg of Bakersfield; two granddaughters-in-law, Angie Robinson and Paige Robinson; nine great-grandchildren, Derrick, Dominick, Devin, Bristol, Ciara, Parker, Evie, Tera and Kacy; one brother, Don Robinson and wife Rita of Crider; several nieces and nephews; a host of family and friends; and his church family he dearly loved.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, who died Oct. 5, 2011; one grandson, Johnny Lynn Robinson; three brothers, Chester, Paul and Arch Robinson; and one sister, Lola Belle Roberts.

Burial was in the Pottersville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Pottersville Cemetery or to Pottersville Baptist Church and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main St., West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at

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