Joseph Britton Robinson,  87, of Taylorville, passed away on June 14, 2014 at 11:19 p.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital, Taylorville, IL. He was born on July 5, 1926 in Shelbyville, TN;  the son Joseph Elroy and Octia (Gannon) Robinson. He married  Dorothy Wylie on November 1, 1952 in Peoria, IL.     He was a Service Technician for AMF. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a member or VFW Post #4495 in Taylorville, IL

He is survived by his wife: Dorothy Robinson of Taylorville, IL; son, Jeffery (Terri) Robinson of Taylorville, IL; daughters: Barbara (Robert) Southard of Taylorville, IL, Helen (Dennis) Garren  and Molly (Tim) Westover both of Tucson, AZ;  grandchildren: Shelley (Matt) Sadowsky, Gregg (Cristy) Garren, Teri Bankhead, Robyn Menossi, Erik (Sarah) Robinson, Scott (Brandi) Moore, Rachel Robinson, Todd Southard and Brad Johnsey; twelve great grandchildren; sister: Iris Pierce of Shelbyville, TN. He was preceded in passing by his parents, son: Joseph E. Robinson; daughter-in-law: Donna Robinson; two brothers and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.  Burial will be at Park Hill Memorial Gardens in Bloomington, IL with Military Honors.

Memorials may be made to:  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept 142,
Memphis, TN 38101-9908

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois

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