Edmond "Eddie" Percy Robinson passed away July 22, 2017
Edmond "Eddie" Percy Robinson, 96, of Heber Springs, passed away July 22, 2017. He was born on November 20, 1920 in Elkville, Illinois to Homer and Lula Flint Robinson.
He was the fourth born in a family of ten children.
Ed served honorably in the U.S. Army in World War II. He received the European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with 3 Bronze Battle Stars, 3 Overseas Service Bars and other service awards. After the war Ed settled in Cleveland, MS where he worked first as a mechanic. He was later employed for many years with Trunkline Gas Company. He retired from the company in 1981 as an area supervisor. Upon retirement Ed moved to Heber Springs on the Little Red River where he enjoyed fishing, woodwork and gardening.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 74 years Sarah Nell Turnage Robinson, daughters Cherri Lynn Jacob (Leigh) and Rose Ann Brenneman , sons David Leslie Robinson (Clara) and Mark Douglas Robinson (Bertha), 8 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 www.stjude.org or Paralyzed Veterans of America P.O. Box 909 Wilton, NH 03086