IUKA – John A. Robinson, 90, died Thursday, June 13, 2013, at the Tishomingo Manor Nursing Home. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II. He retired from Southern Pacific Railroad where he was employed as a signal engineer. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.
Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka. Interment will follow in Patrick Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Lola Robinson of Iuka; one son, John T. Robinson of Yorktown Heights, N.Y.; one daughter, Victoria Johnston (Jason) of Smyrna, Tenn.; three stepsons, Charles Emmons (Cornelia) of Iuka, David Emmons (Helen) of Norfolk, Va.,, and Mark Emmons (Pam) of Paducah, Ky.; two sisters, Grace Floyd of Houston and Emily Scruggs of Corinth; nine grandchildren, Jay Johnston, Johanna Robinson, Carol Anne Kennedy, Grant Emmons, Justin Emmons, Jonathan Emmons, Margaret Emmons, Leigh Emmons and Christina Emmons; and four great-grandchildren, James Johnston, Justin Johnston, Joseph Johnston and Alexis Emmons.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gladys Robinson; his parents, Alfred and Nolar Newcomb Robinson; four brothers, Edward, Luther, Lee and Doc Robinson; and three sisters, Onnie Mae Frazee, Mattie Stair and Susie Robinson.
Pallbearers include Daniel Kennedy, Jonathan Emmons, Justin Emmons, Russ Robinson, David McNair and Jay Johnston.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Patrick Cemetery Fund by calling Janie Patrick at (662) 423-3098.
An online guestbook can be accessed at www.cutshallfuneralhome.com.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.