Bobby Dean Robinson Sr.

December 5, 1935April 20, 2019

Bobby Dean Robinson Sr., 83, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at his residence following a lengthy illness.

Born in Wilkes County, NC on December 5, 1935, Bobby is the son of the late Earl J. Robinson and Eunice Marlowe Robinson.

An avid fisherman and constant jokester, Bobby was affectionately known as Papaw.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Janie M. Robinson on December 20, 1984; a daughter, Carole Doreen Jones; a son, Johnny Earl Robinson and a brother, Clay Eugene Robinson.

His wife, Mildred Smith Robinson, whom he married October 8, 1990, survives along with a daughter, Teresa McGowan and her husband, Tim; 2 sons, Bobby Dean Robinson Jr. and Michael Eugene Robinson; a step-daughter, Renee' Lewis; a step-son, Michael Mauldin; 13 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are planned for 1:00 pm Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, 5301 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28212 where friends may visit from 12 pm to 1 pm.

Committal services and burial will take place in Sharon Memorial Park.


  • Visitation Thursday, April 25, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 25, 2019
  • Committal Service & Burial Thursday, April 25, 2019


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Todd & Cathy McLeod

April 24, 2019

Mildred & the rest of the Robinson family, we are so sorry for your loss. Bobby will be dearly missed. You all are part of our family, & we love you. If there's anything you need, all you have to do is ask.

April Zeock

April 22, 2019