Mr. Robinson was born the son of the late Ruby Bernice (Brown) and Marlin K Robinson in Whitingham, and left after the 10th grade to live in New Mexico with his maternal grandparents.
On April 28, 2006, he exchanged vows with Dawn M. Santor in a simple service on the town common in Brattleboro. They have been married for almost eight years. He was formerly married to Deborah “Scott” Tortorella, of West Chesterfield, NH.
Mr. Robinson worked for Webster Trucking in Brattleboro for 36 years and was well known by everyone. He retired in July 2013 to enjoy time with his wife and family.
He enjoyed many things in life. He loved to go hunting and fishing. His favorite time was bear season. Mr. Robinson was most at home in the outdoors being with nature. He also enjoyed watching football, basketball, baseball, and NASCAR. Time was spent reading or riding his Harley Davidson. He also liked to spend time at his camp in Indian Lake, NY.
Mr. Robinson had a humorous side to him, He enjoyed making people laugh and was known for his great stories. He enjoyed spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He had a place in his heart for every one and he especially loved kids. He lived his life helping others and was always there with an open ear and ready to give advice.
Mr. Robinson is survived by his wife Dawn M. Robinson, of Marlboro. He also leaves his children, Douglas J. Dix and his wife Laurie, of Whitingham, Jacob C. Robinson, of Wilmington, Luke B. Robinson, of Wilmington, Ashley M. McGirr and her husband Michael, of Hinsdale, NH, and Megan E. Santor and her significant other Timothy R. LaFlam, of Hinsdale, NH; his siblings, Jim Robinson and his wife Lynne, of Dexter, NY, Linda Jones, of Guilford, Sally Packard and her husband Douglas, of Guilford, June Buckley and her significant other Jim Ure, of Hudson Falls, NY, and Charley Robinson and his wife Amy, of E. Falmouth, MA. In addition he leaves eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Mr. Robinson was predeceased by his sister Marline Shepard and brother in-law Russell Jones.
In keeping with Mr. Robinson’s wishes there are no calling hours. A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, January 26, from 12 to 4 pm in the Dover Town Hall, 189 Taft Brooke Road, East Dover.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of Mr. Robinson to the Deerfield Valley Sportsmen’s Club, care of Conservation Camp Fund, PO Box 1360, Wilmington, VT. 05363.The Conservation Camp fund is for a wide range of outdoor activities and not just hunting. It also includes children’s survival skills, swimming lessons, hiking, and other outdoor skills. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel, 44 Maple Avenue Keene, NH. 03431, www.cheshirefamilyfh.com.