Lee Robinson

Friday, April 11, 2008

Lee Robinson, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

He was born Nov. 17, 1924, in Luxora, Ark. He and Lucy L. Carter were married in 1956 in Mississippi. She died July 2, 2003.

Robinson was a forklift driver at Florsheim Shoe Co. He was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include five sons, Jimmie and Lee Robinson Jr. of Blytheville, Ark., Nehemiah Robinson of Leesburg, Va., Theotis and George Robinson of Cape Girardeau; four daughters, Mary Wilson of Elkhart, Ind., Ethel Stewart, Ada Jones and Fannie Ray of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Ruthie Sisson of Chicago; 38 grandchildren; and 44 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter and two sons.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Monday at New Bethel Church.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the church, with Johnny Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery.

Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.