Sgt. Richard Charles Robinson, Jr., 73, of Americus, GA passed away peacefully at Hospice Savannah in Savannah, GA on Friday, January 21, 2022.
Sgt. Robinson was born on March 26, 1948 in Swainsboro, GA to the parentage of the late Cpl. Richard Charles Robinson, Sr and the late Wilhelmina Galloway-Robinson who preceded him in death. Richard attended Sumter High graduating with The Class of 1966. He attended Paine College in Augusta, GA and later decided to join the United States Armed Forces on August 28, 1967 achieving the rank of Sergeant on December 1, 1969. He was stationed at Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks North Star, Alaska where he served with the 1995th Communications Squadron until he received an honorable discharge. He was of the Baptist faith and at an early age he joined the Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church and was baptized by the late Reverend R. L. Freeman, Sr.
Sgt. Robinson moved back to Americus in 2017 where he loved fishing, making things by hand, and cooking.
Sgt. Robinson was also preceded in death by his uncles, Rev. Fermon Robinson, Moses Robinson, Edward Robinson and Robert Robinson, Jr.; aunts Louetta Moore and Inez R. Studvient.
Sgt. Robinson leaves to cherish his memories two daughters, Ms. Tamiko Tralisha Robinson and Ms. Erica Demetrice Owens, both of Americus, GA; four granddaughters, Miss Jasmine Charnelle White, Miss Sellarica Nicole Owens, Miss Raven Nicole Mann, and Miss Selliyah Lenderica Owens; one grandson (his namesake), Master Ashton Richard Charles Owens; one great-granddaughter Little Miss Skylar Kaylani Mann; and one great-grandson, Master Jestin Devonte’ Deontre’ Johnson, Jr. He is also survived by four aunts, Rutha Mae Jones, Evelyn Robinson, Lillie Mae Robinson, and Rosetta Robinson, all of Waycross, GA; a great friend Rev, Ferrell Malone, Sr.(Keisha) of Waycross, GA and another great friend Mr. John Boone (Barbara) of Americus, GA , a host of cousins, relatives, and good friends also survive.Print This Obituary & Condolences