Rev. Dr. John Robinson, Jr. 79, died on September 22, 2012 at Treasure Coast Hospice in Fort Pierce, Florida . He was born on May 16, 1933 in Ormond Beach, Florida. He transitioned from earth to glory while surrounded by the love of his Wife Mother Maxine Robinson and the rest of his family. He is now resting from his labor in the presence of the Lord.
He was a resident of Fort Pierce over 50 years coming from Ormond Beach, Florida, He was the pastor of the Learn of Me Church of God By Faith in Fort Pierce, Florida . He served as Superintendent of the Florida East Coast District from Melbourne to Miami Beach, Florida. Dr. Robinson was also appointed Ruling Elder on the National Bishop Supreme Council of the Churches of God By Faith, Inc. He served as Treasure of the National Bishop’s Executive Council. Being a resident of Fort Pierce he served as a agent for Metropolitan Insurance Com for many years. He attended Lincoln Junior College received his Associate of Arts Degree while still pastoring. He had the first church radio program in St Lucie Co on WIRA 1400am that lasted many years . He became licensed as a counselor for the state of Florida Prison and Correctional Institutions. He received his Doctor of Divinity Degree with a congratulatory letter from United State President Bill Clinton and Florida Governor Bob Graham. .
He was preceded in death by his parents: John Robinson Sr. and Margaree Hobbs-Robinson, Son: Danny Robinson, Sr, sisters: Ora Lee Robinson and Essie Mae Robinson-Deadwyler
Survivors include: Wife for 59 years: Maxine Robinson of Fort Pierce, Florida.
Sons: Allen Robinson and Elder Gary Robinson, Sr. both of Fort Pierce, Florida. Elder John Robinson, III of Port St Lucie, Florida.
Daughters: Sharon Robinson-Evans of Fort Pierce, Florida. Evang. Bonnie Hill and Janice Robinson both of Port St .Lucie, Florida.
Brothers: Elder William Robinson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Elder Lorenzo Robinson of Ocala, Florida.
Sister: Margaree Robinson-Garvin of Jacksonville, Florida.
Grandchildren-20; Great Grandchildren- 33
Services: Visitation will be held on Friday, September 28, 2012 from 4pm-6pm at East Florida Primivite Baptist Association Temple. 3950 Juanita Ave., Fort Pierce, FL, 34946.
Wake Service will be held on Friday, September 28, 2012 from 6pm-8pm at the East Florida Primivite Baptist Association Temple. 3950 Juanita Ave., Fort Pierce, FL, 34946.
Homegoing celebration will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2012, 11am at the Westside Baptist Church. 3361 South Jenkins Road Fort Pierce, FL 34981.
Entombment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Ft. Pierce, Fl.
Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of Sarah's Memorial Chapel in Fort Pierce, FL.
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