Charles "Charlie" Everette Robinson

May 24, 1943October 28, 2020

Charles Everette “Charlie” Robinson, age 77, left this world peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. He was born to Buddy and Glendora Dearman Robinson, on May 24, 1943. Charlie graduated from Pontotoc High School in 1961, where he was a proud Warrior. He played on the Warrior football team that was undefeated and won the 1960 Little Ten Championship. He proudly served in the MS Army National Guard for six years. Charlie was well known to Pontotoc and surrounding areas as a cattle farmer. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Pontotoc, where he was a faithful bed baby Sunday school teacher. He also worked with the Feeding of the 5000 every year.

A celebration of his life will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, October 31, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Pontotoc with Dr. Ken Hester officiating; burial will follow in Pontotoc City Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with the arrangements.

He married Candy O’Bannon, and they shard 55 years together. Candy laughed on her first encounter of Charlie and said, “I pitty the girl that marries him”. (Thus they had millions of memories); Children, Angie (Glenn) Gillen, Tracy Robinson, Melissa (Tim) Ferguson and Chuck (Darla) Robinson; Grandchildren, Ashley (Todd) Weaver, Amber (Alex) Sims, Leanna (Justin) Merritt, Casey (Heather) Ferguson, Rob Ferguson, Buddy Ferguson, Rossie, Rock, Rhett and Ruth Ali Robinson and a bonus grandchild, Kate Hester; Great-grands, Weston Weaver, Evelyn Rose Merritt, Grayson Weaver and John Harrison Merritt; one sister, Debbie (Ken) Mabus; Brothers-in-law, Michael (Cathy) O’Bannon, Jimmy Matkins and Ronnie Miller; Sister-in-law, Ogie O’Bannon; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Brothers-In-law, Milton Tallant; Wayne, Jim, Tony, Mike and Bill O’Bannon; and two Sisters-in-law, Barbara Matkins and Melinda Miller.

Pallbearers will be Rock and Rhett Robinson, Casey, Rob and Buddy Ferguson, Todd Weaver, Alex Sims, Justin Merritt and Weston Weaver.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 PM Friday and from 9 to 10 AM Saturday at First Baptist Church.

Memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church, C/O Feeding of the 5000, 31 W. Washington Street, Pontotoc, MS 38863.

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  • Candy Robinson, Spouse
  • Angie Gillen (Glenn), Daughter
  • Tracy Robinson, Daughter
  • Melissa Ferguson (Tim), Daughter
  • Chuck Robinson (Darla), Son
  • Ashley Weaver (Todd), Granddaughter
  • Amber Gillen (Alex), Granddaughter
  • Leanna Merritt (Justin), Granddaughter
  • Casey Ferguson (Heather), Grandson
  • Rob Ferguson, Grandson
  • Buddy Ferguson, Grandson
  • Rossie Robinson, Granddaughter
  • Rock Robinson, Grandson
  • Rhett Robinson, Grandson
  • Ruth Ali Robinson, Granddaughter
  • Kate Hester, Granddaughter
  • Weston Weaver, Great Grandson
  • Evelyn Rose Merritt, Great Granddaughter
  • Grayson Weaver, Great Grandson
  • John Harrison Merritt, Great Grandson
  • Debbie Mabus (Ken), Sister
  • Michael O'Bannon (Cathy), Brother-in-law
  • Jimmy Matkins, Brother-in-law
  • Ronnie Miller, Brother-in-law
  • Ogie O'Bannon, Sister-in-law
  • Buddy Robinson, Father (deceased)
  • Glendora Dearman Robinson, Mother (deceased)
  • Milton Tallant, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Barbara Matkins, Sister-in-law (deceased)
  • Melinda Miller, Sister-in-law (deceased)
  • Wayne O'Bannon, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Jim O'Bannon, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Mike O'Bannon, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Bill O'Bannon, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Tony O'Bannon, Brother-in-law (deceased)

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  • Rock Robinson
  • Rhett Robinson
  • Casey Ray Ferguson
  • Rob Ferguson
  • Buddy Ferguson
  • Todd Weaver
  • Alex Sims
  • Justin Merritt
  • Weston Weaver
  • All his many friends in the cattle industry, Honorary

  • First Baptist Church C/O Feeding of the 5000


  • Visitation

    Friday, October 30, 2020

  • Visitation

    Saturday, October 31, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, October 31, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, October 31, 2020

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Ray and Brenda Bedingfield

November 1, 2020

Our hearts and prayers are with you, Candy, and all of your family. Charlie was a special man who lived his many friends and family. He brought fun with him. He will certainly be missed.

Steve Martin

October 30, 2020

Sorry your loss. You’re in our prayers. Steve and Shirley Martin

Linda Dowdy

October 29, 2020

“Linda on My Mind”
Every time Charlie saw me he sang Linda on my mind. The last time he sang this to me was the morning of October 28th. Later that day, he went to live eternity with our Heavenly Father.
Charlie, “I Can Only Imagine” the time you are having now!


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