Robert S. Robinson, 93, passed away on Thursday September 27, 2018 at Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital.
BATH, NY., Robert S. Robinson, 93, passed away on Thursday September 27, 2018 at Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital. Robert was born on November 3, 1924 in Shinhopple, NY to Leon and Phoebe
He was predeceased by his loving wife Dorothy, son Robert S. Robinson II, sisters Barbara and Francis and brothers Peter, Richard and Josh.
He leaves behind his loving children Cynthia M. (David) French and Dana (Patricia) Robinson, grandchildren Sue Ann Kirkum, Robert III, Anthony, Jeffery and Ashley Robinson, great grandchildren Kassie Kirkum, Samantha and Evan Gotshall, brothers Lyndon, Roger, Raymond and sister Helen and daughter-in-law Diane Robinson.
Robert enlisted in the USMC in 1942 and upon discharge in 1945, he entered SUNY at Cortland. After graduation he taught at Haverling Central School.
In 1952 he was asked to set up a probation department for the courts of Steuben County from 1953 until his retirement in February of 1987.
After retiring he purchased a farm in Howard and raised beef cattle.
Robert was very active in service clubs and youth programs. He was President of the Little League for several years. He was also a certified basketball Ref for about 25 years, and a baseball ump for the same time.
He will be dearly missed by his family.
His Burial will be held at the Bath National Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made in Robert’s memory to the Kanona Fire Department P.O. Box 172 Kanona, NY 14856.
Arrangements are being handled by Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath.