COLEMAN — Graveside services for Joe Duane Robinson, 70, of Coleman, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Coleman City Cemetery Pavilion. Arrangements are under the direction of Steven Funeral Home of Coleman.
He died Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 at Coleman County Medical Center.
He was born April 24, 1948 in Kansas City, Kansas to Duane Melford Robinson and Nora Lee Smith Robinson. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War and was stationed on the USS Dewey as a Radio Operator. He met Julianna Evelyn Craft, who was also stationed on the USS Dewey, and they married in 1971 in Bainbridge, Maryland. She preceded him in death and he married Karen Kimbrell Mitchell on June 9, 2000.
Survivors include his wife, Karen Robinson of Coleman; five children, Cherrie Brooks and husband Jimmy of Abilene, Timothy Robinson and wife Sandi of Abilene, Dale Mitchell of Houston, Gary Mitchell of Navasota, and Marc Mitchell and wife Kayla of Converse; one brother, Larry Robinson and wife Elaine of Coleman; one brother-in-law, Don Rasbury of Rockwall; nine grandchildren, Britney Gardner, Devin Martinez, Damion Martinez, Jenna Martinez, Bradan Brooks, Ryan Robinson, Trey Robinson, Statin, Baker, Marcus Mitchell; five great-grandchildren, Harmony Gardner, Carlee Gardner, Paizlee Gardner, Lauren Robinson and Randall Robinson; two nephews, Michael Robinson and Jonathan Robinson; and one niece, Amanda Rasbury.
He was preceded in death by first wife, Julie; and parents, Duane Robinson and Nora Robinson Bevel; and a sister, Judy Rasbury.