Kenneth Robinson, son of the late George Robinson Jr. and Beatrice Marie Wilkins Robinson was born on October 3, 1952 in Durham, North Carolina. On January 10, 2019 at Duke Medical Center, he accepted the call home to eternal rest. He graduated from Hillside High School in the class of 1971. He worked at the Durham County Detention Center for several years and retired from Duke University’s Postal Service Department. Kenneth loved to praise the Lord and loved his gospel music. He was a devoted Christian who was always ready and willing to share his salvation with others. He was full of joy and was a student of the Word of God. For overcoming death about two years ago, the Emergency Medical Technicians of Durham County recognized Mr. Robinson with the “Celebration of Survivors Award.” He was a dedicated member of Greater Waltown United Holy Church. He served as a Trustee on the Trustee Board, member of the Male Chorus, and was the Interim Assistant Sunday School Superintendent. Preceded in death by his parents; his siblings--Jackie Robinson, Lynal Robinson, and Larry Gene Robinson; and his beloved wife of 46 blessed years, Mrs. Gloria Robinson. He leaves to cherish his memory, one son, Kenneth Dwayne Robinson (Samnetta) of Columbia, South Carolina; one daughter, Disina Renee Jeffreys of Raleigh, North Carolina; three grandchildren, Kamari Jeffreys, Kwadir Jeffreys, Joshua Robinson; two sisters, Karen Nelson (Lorenzo) and Sharon Harvey; six sister-in-laws, Annie Mae Parker Jones(Excell), Shirley Parker, Pauline Barbee, Josephine Daye (Wilbert), Patricia Taylor (Robert), and Christine Poole (Thomas); three brother-in-laws, James Odie Parker, Jerry Parker, and Ronald Bruce Parker (Mary); a close aunt, Mrs. Katie Cousin; and one uncle, Mr. Marvin Wilkins Jr.; 11 nieces, 12 nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be at Greater Walltown United Holy Church, 706 Belvin Ave, Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at 1:00 pm, visitation at 12:00 noon.
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