Edward N. Robinson

January 16, 1929March 18, 2012

Edward Robinson, 83, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012 at his home. He was born on January 16, 1929 in Drakesboro, Kentucky.

God saw you getting tired - when a cure was not to be. So he wrapped his arms around you and whispered - come with me.

Edward had a long career as an auto mechanic, eventually retiring from Leaseway Transportation. He was one of the original hands on mechanics. He had a unique talent for fixing almost anything. He enjoyed camping, fishing, NASCAR, and Sprint Car. He was the happiest in his garage.

Ed is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Gracellen; his daughter, Jeanne Dycus (John); sons, Eddie Robinson (Roxanne) and Roger Robinson (Wilma); grandchildren, Andrea Robinson, Deana Johnson (Eric), and Debbie Roedel (Scott), Stephanie Hoffherr (Mike), Justin Robinson (Katie), Jamie Whittington (Rich); step-grandchildren, Andy Shackelford and Lisa Loehrlein; great-grandchildren, Logan Roedel, Cooper Johnson, Ellie Johnson, Abby Whittington, Jackson Whittington, Sydney Robinson, and Cole Robinson; a brother; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Eula Robinson, and three sisters.

Services will be held at 6:00 PM Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at Alexander North Chapel, officiateed by Pastor Steve Clayton. Friends may visit Wednesday from 2:00 until service time at the funeral home.

An angel came and called your name today and took you by the hand.


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 21, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Edward N. Robinson

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April 1, 2012

I am so sorry to hear about Ed's passing.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
Brenda Pearson and Family

The Stapleton

March 31, 2012

Our prayers go out to your family.

Doug Zering

March 23, 2012

I will always remember Ed Robinson as a calm, sensible, talented man who earned his peaceful retirement from being a stellar mechanic the honest and hard way. He had patience and a simple wisdom. He will be greatly missed by myself (his nephew) and my family, and certainly those who's lives he touched and created. I can only hope there are more people like him...

March 22, 2012

Jeanne, John and family. So sorry about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jeff and Carol Jones

Bob and Ann Straw

March 22, 2012

So sorry about your dad. You take care of yourself and know that are thoughts and prayers are with you

Tracy and Brad Jones

March 21, 2012

Sorry to hear about your loss, Ed was a wonderful man. Thoughts are with the entire family.

April Martin

March 20, 2012

Eddie, Justin and Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during your time of sorrow.
We love you, April and Skylar
Peace be with you all.

The Johnson's

March 20, 2012

To: Grace, Jeanne, John, Deana, Deb.

The more you are blessed, the more it hurts when you lose that blessing. We are so, so sorry for the lose of your father. He will be missed. It was a pleasure to have known him.
Tom and Margie Johnson

March 20, 2012

Jeanne, John and family--I was so sorry to hear about your Dad. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Dodie Kirk

David Batten

March 20, 2012

So sorry to hear of this, Our prayers are with you.