Age: 80 Address: Burnsville, North Carolina Date of Death: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Harm Eugene (Gene) Robinson of Burnsville passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 22, 2014 surrounded by his family. A native of Mars Hill, he moved to Burnsville in 1955 after being honorably discharged from the military. Gene was a post Korean War US Army Veteran stationed in Germany. During his time in Germany, he participated in the post war reconstruction of Europe. He received the National Defense Service Medal & Army Occupation Medal (Germany). Post military, Gene had a long career in manufacturing and also maintained a small farm on Charlie Brown Road in Burnsville, which he enjoyed.
Gene is survived by his wife of 62 years, Camilee Penland Robinson; two daughters: Barbara J. Robinson and husband, Larry, of Asheville and Lisa D. Hall and husband, Johnny, of Burnsville; two sons: Randall L. Robinson of Asheville and Terry E. Robinson and wife, Holly, of Durham, NC; one granddaughter: Amanda Nicole Hall of Johnson City, TN; three grandsons: Jonathan M. Robinson and wife, Kelly, of Jacksonville, FL, Mark Robinson and Benjiman Robinson; two great-grandsons: Jamason Cole Robinson and Jordan Brandon Robinson all of Burnsville. Gene is also survived by three sisters-in-law: Evelyn Hensley and Hazel Robinson of Mars Hill and Lena Metcalf of Burnsville; as well as, numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, April 26, 2014 in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Interment will be in the family cemetery on Horton Creek.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home, and at other times, may be reached at the family home on Charlie Brown Road. To send an online condolence visit please visit: www.holcombebrothers.com