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Richard Bernard Robinson

May 22, 1934 — April 3, 2021

Richard Bernard Robinson

Richard Robinson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 22, 1934 to Agnes and Frank Robinson. He was the fourth of four sons and acquired the nickname “Dickie”. He was educated in the Philadelphia Public School system and upon High School graduation, enlisted in the United States Air Force. He had an exemplary military career which allowed him to travel extensively to Europe, North Africa, Canada, Southeast Asia, as well as Texas, California, and Utah. A career that included a tour of Vietnam where he was awarded the third-highest award for bravery in combat given by the United States Military, the Silver Star. This award honors service personnel who display exceptional valor while engaged in military combat operations against an enemy force. He went on to spend twenty-two years in the service of our country and received many commendations, medals, and awards for his devotion to duty and service to his country. He retired from the Air Force in 1972 as a Master Sergeant and Master Crew Chief. Richard pursued various other careers after retiring from the military.

In the quiet of the early morning on April 3, 2021, he left his earthly form in the comfort of his own home.

Richard is survived by one brother, Earl Robinson, Sr. of Glenolden, PA; two biological daughters, Carol Bowser of Austin and Tiffany Robinson of Madisonville; one step-son, Travis Brooks of Houston, and one daughter by choice, Mary Wilson (Sam) of Houston; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren along with a host of loving nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by both of his parents; two brothers, Frankie and Jimmie and sister-in-law, Elsie Robinson (Earl).

A memorial service honoring Richard will be held on what would have been his 87th birthday, Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 11 A.M. at Madisonville Funeral Home, Madisonville, Texas. Mr. Floyd Bennett will officiate the service.

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Memorial Service

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Madisonville Funeral Home

, Madisonville, TX 77864

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