Age: 78 Address: Bandana Community Date of Death: Sunday, April 14, 2013 Arrangements: Henline Hughes Funeral Home
Details: Jack Ray Robinson of the Bandana Community went home to with the Lord on Sunday, April 14th after a lengthy illness. A native of Yancey County, he was the son of the late Grayson and Eva Robinson. Jack retired from the North Carolina DOT Bridge Crew after 28 years of service. He was a member of Silver Chapel Baptist Church. He was also preceded in death by his brothers and sisters: Jessie Lee, Brown and Kenneth Robinson and Edith Crowder and Jean Smith.
Jack is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Brenda Grindstaff Robinson of the home; his son, Jeff Robinson and wife Carol of Bakersville; sister, Reba Boone of Lenoir, NC; several nieces and nephews, including JR,Na and Isabella Grindstaff who helped care for Jack; and a host of friends.
Jack was a gentle, caring and loving man who will be missed by all who knew him.
Funeral services will be held at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 in the Silver Chapel Baptist Church. Jonathan Thacker and Paul Silver will officiate. Burial will be 11:00 am Wednesday in the Silver Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Tuesday prior to the service at the church.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Hospice of Mitchell Co., 236 Hospital Dr., Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Robinson Family.