Charles Henry Robinson


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Posted Online: Jan. 20, 2013, 8:55 pm
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Charles Henry Robinson, 75, of Monmouth, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill.
Services are 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan, where visitation will be one hour prior to services. Interment will be at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.
Henry was born Oct. 31, 1937, in Jacksonville, Ill., a son of Henry L. and Audry E. Bratsch Robinson. He married Mary E. Allen on Nov. 22, 1973, in Rock Island. She preceded him in death on May 8, 1995.
Henry was an inspector for many years with Titan Wheel. He enjoyed fishing, antique vehicles and watching old westerns. He loved being with family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
Surviving are his children, Christine Hartley-Jones, Milan, Charlotte Ross, Milan, Robert Henry Robinson, Tennessee, James Strauss, Milan, Tina Robinson, Moline, Nyoka Robinson, Moline, Melinda Mae Robinson, East Moline, and Elizabeth Powell, Missouri; numerous grandchildren, including John Strauss, Crystal Groyon, Drake Strauss, Lawrence Strauss, James Strauss Jr. and Thomas Leroy Strauss Groyon; one brother, Dallas Robinson, Florida; one sister, Charlotte Cross, Mississippi; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family.
Henry was preceded in death by his parents; wife; one daughter, Pamela Strauss; one son, Edward Strauss; and one brother, David "Pete" Robinson.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.












 



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