Age: 72 Address: Burnsville Date Of Death: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Raymond "Ray" Robinson, Jr. age 72, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of Mildred Hughes Robinson of Prices Creek and the late Raymond Robinson. In his younger years, Ray loved to play baseball and had his own team in Micaville.
Surviving in addition to his mother, Mildred, is his loving wife of 50 years, Jenell McPeters Robinson; daughter, Lisa Isom and husband, Bill, of Morganton; sons: Guy Robinson and wife, Sherry, of Burnsville and Tim Robinson and wife, Renee, of Green Mountain; grandchildren: Natasha Robinson, Nick Robinson, Christian Robinson, Brian Laws and wife, Joni, Travis Laws and Billy Isom; great-grandchildren: Nathan, Nova, Sydney and Tyler; sister, Diane Silvers and husband, Ricky, of Burnsville; brothers: Jim Robinson and wife, Karen, of Indian Creek, Dennis Robinson and wife, Karen, of Brush Creek, Ronnie Robinson and wife, Diana, also of Green Mountain, Doug Robinson and wife, Wanda, of Cane River and John Robinson and wife, Mary Ellen, of Burnsville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 25th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Philip Garland and Rev. Tommy Murphy will officiate. Burial will follow in the Eddie McMahan Cemetery. The family receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
The family requests memorial donations be made to the funeral home to help with expenses. To send online condolences, please visit our website at www.yanceyfuneralservice.com.