Age: 80 Address: Statesville, NC Date of Death: Friday, July 19, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Wyman Robinson, 80, of Statesville, passed away Friday, July 19, 2013, at Iredell Memorial Hospital after a long illness. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Samuel and Lillie Thomas Robinson. He was also preceded in death by 2 sons: Samuel and Carlton Robinson; 2 sisters; and, 3 brothers. Wyman was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He retired from the water department for the Town of Burnsville. Wyman was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Statesville.
Surviving are his wife of 63 years: Hope Bradford Robinson; children: Kendall Robinson and wife, Helen, and John Robinson and wife, Teresa, both of Burnsville, and Stacey Robinson and wife, Carol, of Statesville; grandchildren: Stephen, Billy, Amanda, Jordan, Kristen, Bethany, Lauren and Samantha; numerous adopted grandchildren; brothers: Brown Robinson and wife, Bettie, of Burnsville, D. A. Robinson and wife, Ruby, and Ira Robinson and wife, Emma, all of Green Mountain, Dorian Robinson of Salisbury, and Lloyd Robinson and wife, Annette, of Chicopee, MA; and, a sister: Ila Kay Farris and husband, Jim, of Lebanon, VA.
Funeral services will be held at 4PM Sunday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Dr. Chris Haizlip will officiate. Burial will be in the Double Island Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.