William E. Robinson, 73, of Bellefontaine, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in his residence; he was born Jan. 3, 1944, in Birmingham, Ala., a son of the late Edgar and Mary A. Lumpkin Robinson.
Mr. Robinson was a retired painter and served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army.
His survivors include his wife, Ruby L. Robinson; two daughters, Charlotte (Timothy) Patrick and Edith Robinson Butler; four sons, William E. Robinson Jr., Raynell Robinson, Anthony (Valarie) Robinson and Isaiah Robinson; five sisters; two brothers; 23 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He also was preceded in death by one great-grandchild.
The Rev. Charles Taylor officiates a funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at Jennings Farley Funeral Home, following visitation that begins at 10 a.m. Burial is in Highland Memorial Cemetery.