George Alvis Robinson, Jr., 79, passed away Monday, November 19, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his loved ones. He was born December 31, 1932 to George Alvis Robinson and Opal Mahone Robinson in Corsicana, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Robert “Bob” Robinson and granddaughter, Rachel Lynea Slovak. George is survived by his wife, Wanda Lois; son and wife, Randy and June Robinson, and daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Gregory Slovak and Teresa and David Cox. He is also survived by grandchildren; Jeremy Robinson and wife, Valerie, Erica Robinson, Meagan Gould and husband, Jason, Morgan Hickerson and husband, Corey, Adam Fuller, Aaron Fuller, Daron Fuller, Jason Cox, Natalie Cox, Ashley Cox, John Cox, and Joel Cox.: and great- grandchildren, Jaxon Gould, Reagan Gould, Aaron Fuller, Makayleh Fuller, Cade Cox and Chloe Cox. He is survived by his brother, Dr. James Robinson and wife, Mary; and sisters, Peggy Chandler, and Shirley Jordan and husband, Billy.
George was a family man and most happy when his family was all together. He is best described as a loving, kind, tender-hearted, proud and quiet man. He had a certain twinkle in his eyes that would make you smile. He loved having coffee with the “guys” at the Senior Center or as George liked to call it “The Re-cycled Teenager Center”. He loved playing Forty-two with friends. He enjoyed raising cattle and working on the farm while riding his tractor. He was a fisherman and would travel all over the United States in his fifth wheel with his wife, Wanda. George loved the outdoors and seeing all of God’s creations.
He was an active member of First Baptist Church in Blooming Grove. He served his country in the U.S. Army and continued to serve his community as a Highway Patrolman for the better part of his life. George never met a stranger.
Visitation with the family is scheduled for Tuesday, November 20, 2012 from
5:00 -7:00PM at Corley Funeral Home in Corsicana. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 10:00AM at First Baptist Church in Blooming Grove, Texas with Bro. Grady Cashion officiating. Pallbearers will be Jeremy Robinson, Jason Gould, Corey Hickerson, Adam Fuller, Aaron Fuller and Daron Fuller. Burial will follow at Hamilton Beeman Cemetery.