Obituaries

Deacon Thomas Robinson

July 08,1932 - May 17,2019

Obituary for Deacon Thomas Robinson

On Friday, May, 17, 2019 God called Deacon Thomas Garfield Robinson to eternal rest. He was educated in the Hanover County Public School System. Thomas accepted Christ at an early age at Greenwood Baptist Church. He was a member of the choir and later served as a deacon. For 35 years Thomas worked for Henrico County as an Equipment Operator. He also was a member of King David Lodge #28 for 45 years until his health begin to fail

He fell in love with Elsie Irene Robinson, they celebrated 57 years of matrimony.
Thomas was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to all. He was loved by so many and will be dearly missed.

Thomas leaves to cherish his memory, devoted wife Deaconess Elsie Robinson, three children Arnette Griffin, Valarie Johnson, Lawerence Harris and Mable Tyler (Ernest) two sisters Ruth Robinson, Reva Robinson, one brother Joseph Robinson (Viola), one brother in law Douglas Shelton. A host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. A host of nieces and nephews and many friends one devoted Tom Davis.
He enjoyed working in his garden and attending church.

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24
May

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04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Owens Funeral Services (Ashland)
104 Green Chimneys Ct.
Ashland, VA 23005
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25
May

Funeral Service

12:00 AM
Greenwood Baptist Church
13642 Greenwood Church Rd
Ashland, VA 23005
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I, too, shall never forget Deacon Robinson's kindness, his smile, and his voice. I shall miss him during revival time with the Deacons Conference and how he would always give testimonies and sing old hymns of the church. Our prayers and love are extended to the Robinson family during this difficult yet joyous moment of knowing just where he is right now. He's singing his way in Heaven. He truly loved the Lord. May God's loving presence offer you peace, comfort, and love as each day comes. The Burruss Family, Ashland
- Toni Burruss
I will never forget his kindness. May God give him Eternal Rest and The Family the strength to Bear the great pain, in the passing of my grandfather.
- Anita

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