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Roosevelt Robinson

Mr. Roosevelt Robinson of Nathalie departed this life on Aug. 1, 2013 at his residence at the age of 80.  He was born on Feb. 2, 1933 to the late James and Annie Word Robinson.  He was married to the late Mrs. Nora B. Robinson.  

He is survived by nine children, Raymond Robinson (Joyce) of Peoria, Ill., Larry Robinson of the home, Wilbert Robinson of Columbus, Ohio, Carolyn Robinson of Nathalie, Michael Robinson (Andrea) of Beckley, W.Va., Stanley Robinson (Stephanie) of South Boston, Norma Tanner (Eric) of Lynchburg, Vickie Walker (Eric) of Columbus, Ohio and Christy Robinson of Atlanta, Ga.; 12 grandchildren;  one great-grandson; three sisters, Betty Harris and Dolly A. Brogdon (Wesley), both of Lynchburg, and Edith Barksdale of Gretna;  two sister in-laws, Bernice Robinson of Gretna and Esther (Sam) Thornton;  one brother in-law, Samuel (Lina) Burks, of Crestview, Fla.;  and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at 1 p.m. at New Second Buffalo Baptist Church in Nathalie with interment following in the church cemetery.  

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Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal.