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Robert Robinson

Funeral services for Robert Robinson, 92, Pottersville, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Pottersville Baptist Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. Robinson passed away at 11:08 p.m., Sunday, May 24, 2020, at his home.


He was born February 22, 1928, at Crider, Missouri, to Alfred Isaac Robinson and Verla Leona Hicks Robinson.  On November 5, 1953, he was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Wilma Jane Callahan, who preceded him in death on October 5, 2011.  Mr. Robinson loved his church and church family; he was saved on September 28, 2014, at the age of eighty-six years.  He was a member of Pottersville Baptist Church.  Robert enjoyed bird hunting with his son, Robbie, his brother, Don and Max Fox.  He attended schools at Crider and Pleasant Point. Robert had worked in the timber industry and at Meeks Lumber Company for sixty-five years before retiring.


He is survived by two sons, Robert Glen Robinson and significant other, Cathy VanVleck, South Fork, Missouri and Rex Lee Robinson, Pottersville, Missouri; three grandchildren, Charles Robert Robinson, Agnes LeAnn Fowler and husband, Mike and Zaylor Watts and husband, Greg; 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, Crider, Missouri; several nieces and nephews; a host of family and friends; and his church family he dearly loved.


His parents, wife, one grandson, Johnny Lynn Robinson, three brothers, Chester, Paul and Arch Robinson and one sister, Lola Belle Roberts, preceded him in death.


Visitation Services will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Pottersville Baptist Church.  Burial will be in the Pottersville Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Pottersville Cemetery or Pottersville Baptist Church and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at