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Joseph "Joe" L. Robinson

October 7, 1925 June 26, 2017
Joseph "Joe" L. Robinson
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Obituary for Joseph "Joe" L. Robinson

Mr. Joseph "Joe" L. Robinson, 91, of rural Barry, Illinois, passed away at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 26, 2017, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.

He was born October 7, 1925, in Detroit, Illinois, to William Paul & Anna Esther (Darmody) Robinson. They preceded him in death.

He married Patricia R. Kline on July 3, 1948, in Pittsfield, Illinois. She survives in Quincy.

In addition to his wife he is survived by 3 sons - Mike Robinson, wife Lisa, of St. Louis, Mo.; Mark Robinson, wife Angie, of Rockford, Ill.; & Matt Robinson, wife Caitlen, of Chicago, Ill.; 2 daughters - Kelly Ruppel, husband Tim, of Lincoln, Ill. and Patty Johnson, husband Raymond, of Louisville, Ky.

Also surviving are 4 grandsons - Joe Robinson of Washington, D.C.; Dylan Robinson of High Point, N.C.; Jacob Dietrich of Springfield, Ill.; & David Ruppel of Louisville, Ky.; 5 granddaughters - Rebecca Borowski of Bloomington, Ind.; Anna Ruppel of Louisville, Ky.; Audrey Ruppel of Louisville, Ky.; Jessi Dietrich of Champaign, Ill.; & Frances Robinson of Chicago, Ill; and 1 great granddaughter Isabel Borowski of Bloomington, Ind.

He was preceded in death by 5 brothers - William, Paul, Harvey, Richard & Jack Robinson; and 5 sisters - Julie Herrin, Kate Crawford, Sally McManus, Mary Stinebaker and Rosie Stice.

Joe was a technician 1st class serving in the infantry during W.W. II in Germany. He worked for Brown Shoe Company in Pittsfield and worked for 20 years at Electric Wheel in Quincy. After retiring he was a driver and funeral attendant for Kirgan Funeral Home for 18 years. He was a lifelong member of the Barry American Legion Post #222.

Visitation will be from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, June 29, 2017, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 30, 2017, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pittsfield.

Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery in Barry.

Memorials are suggested to the Illinois Veterans Home or the Barry American Legion Post #222.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

29

Jun

4:00 PM 6/29/2017 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/29/2017 8:00:00 PM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States

Service

Friday

30

Jun

10:00 AM 6/30/2017 10:00:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church

226 E. Adams St..
Pittsfield, IL 62363

St. Mary's Catholic Church
226 E. Adams St.. Pittsfield 62363 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Park Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Main St.
Barry, IL 62312

Main St. Barry 62312 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Barry American Legion Post #222

Illinois Veterans Home

Quincy, IL 62301
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