of Western Grove, AR
March 14, 1945 - July 11, 2020
Thomas "Tommy" Charles Robinson, age 75, of Western Grove, passed from this life on Saturday, July 11, 2020, in Harrison, Arkansas. The eldest son of James Garland and Doratha (Doane) Robinson, he was born on March 14, 1945, in the Ross Fowler office in Harrison. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Rodger Robinson; and his sister-in-law, Florene Robinson.Tom spent the majority of his life in Newton County, graduating from Western Grove High School in 1963 and serving in the Navy from 1964-1970. He started dating Teresa Rogers during her senior year at Broken Arrow High School, Oklahoma after she caught his attention by sitting on the hood of his sports car and then getting a ride home. They were married on December 20, 1969, of her senior year, recently celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Tom worked at John Zinc in Tulsa while they were building their home in Arkansas with the help of his brother Rodger, until they moved back to Newton County in 1972. He was a lifelong hard worker, always providing for the needs of his family, retiring from Claridge Products after 32 years. Tom enjoyed deer hunting and running rabbits with Jason, fishing with his brother Johnny, riding his "buggy" with family and friends, and watching his grandsons play basketball. He was a member of the Yardelle Chapel and caretaker of the Sand Hill Cemetery since the passing of his brother Rodger in 2013.Survivors include his wife, Teresa; his children and their spouses, Jennifer and Jason Reddell of Western Grove and Justin and Allison Robinson of Compton; his brothers, Johnny Robinson and wife Bettye of Lead Hill and Jimmy Robinson of Harrison; and his sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Eddie Estes, of Harrison. He was a beloved "PaPaw" to four grandchildren, Tristan, Brody, Blake, and Briggs (the killer B's); and a host of other family members and many friends who loved him and will miss him.He might have been considered short in stature but was in every way larger than life.Funeral service was Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at Yardelle Chapel, with Derwin Martin officiating. Open visitation was Tuesday and the family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Roller-Christeson Funeral Home. Interment was in Sand Hill Cemetery.Pallbearers were Brody Reddell, Blake Reddell, Briggs Reddell, Tristan Robinson, Glenn Wheeler, and Jason Reddell.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sand Hill Cemetery.
So sorry for the loss of Tommy, I graduated with him, he was a nice man. Prayers for your family!!
So sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort during this time. Prayers to the family.
We are thinking and praying for you and all of your family Evelyn. May God give comfort all of you.
May God send you peace at this time. We are sorry for the loss of Tommy in this world. (Luke 16:22)
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Tommy. Our thoughts, prayers and love to all of you at this sad time.
So sorry for your loss prayers for you all