Forrest Robinson, Jr.

Obituary of Forrest Eugene Robinson, Jr.

Funeral Services for Forrest Eugene “Gene” Robinson, Jr. of Seneca, MO will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Winfield, MO. Rev. Sammy Lorton, pastor of Whiteside Holiness Church in Whiteside, MO and, Rev. Ivan Hazelwood will officiate with burial in Bethany Cemetery near Foley, MO. Serving as pallbearers will be Justin Robinson, Forrest Robinson IV, Ryan Crandall, Ashley Inman, Brad Robinson, Jason Calvin, Cory Inman and Jessie Fisher. Honorary Pallbearers will be Dwayne Robinson, Dustin Robinson and the late Glenn Lorton. Mr. Robinson, 78, passed away Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, MO. Born March 5, 1942 in Lincoln County, MO, he was the son of Rev. Forrest Eugene Robinson Sr and Helena Augusta (Vaughn) Robinson. Gene was united in marriage on April 4, 1961 in Foley to Norma Faye Harding. This union was blessed with seven children: Forrest III, Tammy, Justin, Lisa, Sarah, Dwayne and Dustin. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Forrest Sr. and Helena Robinson; one son, Forrest Robinson III in 2001; and his beloved wife of 40 years, Norma Robinson, who died June 17, 2004. Survivors include three sons: Justin Robinson and his wife, Donna Lynn, of Bartlesville, OK, Dwayne Robinson and his special friend of Broken Arrow, OK, Dustin Robinson and his special friend of Winfield, MO; three daughters: Tammy Thomas and her husband, Paul, of Neosho, MO, Sarah Robinson of Seneca, MO and Lisa Croswell and her special friend, Brian, of Wyandotte, OK; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Gene also leaves two sisters: Norma Jean Hamilton and her husband, John, of Fishers, IN and Sherry Lee Mendonsa and her husband, Buzz of Eolia, MO; one brother, Don Robert (Bob) Robinson and his wife, Mary of Lake of the Ozarks, MO; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Funeral Services at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Winfield. Memorials may be made to the Family of Forrest Robinson, Jr. in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 3838 East Highway 47, P.O. Box 253, Winfield, MO 63389.
Tuesday
10
November

Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Carter - Ricks Funeral Home
3838 East Highway 47
Winfield, Missouri, United States
Tuesday
10
November

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Carter Ricks Funeral Home
3838 East Highway 47
Winfield, Missouri, United States
636-668-8181
Tuesday
10
November

Final Resting Place

2:30 pm
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Bethany Cemetery
655 Highway Y
Winfield, Missouri, United States
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