January 23, 1941 – July 7, 2018
Arnold Robinson, age 77 of Albion passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at HF Allegiance Hospice Home in Jackson, MI. Arnold was born January 23, 1941 in Prestonsburg, KY, the son of Claude Robinson and Bertha Bradley. Arnold married the love of his life Linda Wells and she survives.
Arnold was an avid collector of many things, but he was especially proud of his marble collection. He also collected guns and knives, Griswold cast iron pieces and he loved going into the fields collecting rocks and using them as landscaping around their home. Arnold and Linda enjoyed going to flea markets together and he would often purchase and refurbish old bicycles. Above all else, Arnold loved his family and cherished the times that he could sit with the children and sing to them.
Arnold is survived by wife Linda; daughters, Lori (Scott) Kellenberger, Cathy (John) Huff, Lisa Robinson; son, Jason Robinson; 9 grandchildren, Shannon, Nate, Kevin, Tyler, Aaron, Alyssa, Lennon, McCartney, and Claire; 6 great grandchildren, Logan, Paige, Parker, Ethan, Elijah and Brodi; sisters, Jan and Sandy; several nieces and nephews.
Arnold is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Hawley Joe, Harley, Bill, Ballard and Dennis; sisters, Fannie, Glenna and Pauline.
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 11:00 am at J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, MI until the Memorial Service at 1:00 pm at the funeral home with Pastor Al Henson officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Hospice, Jackson, MI or HF Allegiance Hospice Home, Jackson, MI.
To leave online messages of condolence for the family, please visit www.kevintiddfuneralhome.com
- Visitation Tuesday, July 10, 2018
- Funeral Service Tuesday, July 10, 2018
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July 9, 2018
One of the things I loved about Uncle Arnold is that he always had this calm nature. He was so easy going and easy to talk to. Arnold was a good story teller as well; made me laugh more often than not. I will always remember how he stood with one hand in his pocket and the other holding his pipe telling stories, reminiscing and flashing that big 'ol smile of his. You will be greatly missed!
July 8, 2018
Although we didn't see Arnold often. I remember when we did see him he was always very nice and treated me like family. I will always remember how he accepted me into the family and how he would love on my babies.