John Henry Robinson

January 7, 1928September 4, 2019

John Henry Robinson, 91, of Ooltewah, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

A lifelong resident of Ooltewah, He was of the Baptist faith and was retired from Combustion Engineering. He enjoyed bird watching, gardening and restoring antique cars.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Inez Robinson and two grandchildren, Kevin Rapier and Brooke Robinson.

Survivors include his daughter, Teresa Robinson (Claudio); two sons, Phillip Robinson (Gail) and Lamar Robinson (Karen); grandson, Joshua Ridgeway (Heather); granddaughter, Brandi Rapier, two sisters, Rosada Whitener and Lorene White; brother, Lois G. Robison; several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Chattanooga at:

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Valley View Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Dotson officiating. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens East.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 7414 Old Lee Highway. Please share your memories at:


  • Visitation Friday, September 6, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 7, 2019


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Kellie Dean

September 7, 2019

Ran into him last year in Food City parking lot, was good seeing him! Hadn’t seen him since I was younger but he hadn’t changed still so nice. Prayers for the family and friends! Love, Kellie Dean ( Granville Varnell’s granddaughter)

LaMarr Groves

September 6, 2019

Prayers and condolences to The family
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Larry Goins

September 5, 2019

was always willing to give help and information on how to handle problems.....considered him dad #2......will be greatly missed but never forgot....