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John "Jack" R. Robinson

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“Thoughts and prayers with you all. My parents, George & Kay Langan were great friends with Mr. & Mrs. Robinson. I always enjoyed being around when...Read More »
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“Thoughts and prayers with you all. My parents, George & Kay Langan were great friends with Mr. & Mrs. Robinson. I always enjoyed being around when...Read More »
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“We are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We were blessed to have known him. ”
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John "Jack" R. Robinson, 85, of Springfield, passed away at 6:35 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at St. John's Hospice.

Jack was born on February 15, 1930 in Chicago, the son of John R. and Frances Blake Robinson. He married Carolyn Bryan in 1949 in Russellville, Arkansas.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Blake Robinson.

Mr. Robinson is survived by his wife, Carolyn Robinson of Springfield; three children, Bob (wife, Pam) Robinson of Springfield, Debra (husband, Gene) Neely of Olathe, KS, and Jim Robinson of Springfield; two grandchildren, Jon Neely of Denver, CO and Bryan (wife, Julie) Robinson of Springfield; one great-granddaughter, Audrey Robinson; one sister, Mary (husband, Jim) Eminger of Tuscon, AZ; and one brother, Jim Robinson of Kissimmee, FL.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.

A family burial will be held at a later date in Arkansas.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. John's Hospital Hospice Program, 800 E. Carpenter, Springfield, IL 62769.