Colonel William C. Robinson
- September 22, 1919 - November 12, 2012
- Fort Belvoir, Virginia
of William's Passing
Alexandria Rotary Foundation
P. O. Box 320666
Alexandria, VA 22320
Inova Health Foundation
8110 Gatehouse Road
Suite 200 East
Falls Church, VA 22042
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Memories & Candles
I have fond memories of "Uncle Robbie" from my early days in Arlington, VA. My father, Thomas A. Miller, Col. USAF retired/deceased, worked with Robbie at the Pentagon. My dad and mom, Betty, were best friends with Robbie and Jane in the early 1950s. We moved away but always stayed in touch over the years. After I graduated from university in 1970 I went to DC to sightsee and job-hunt, staying with Robbie and Jane. Robbie was a great tour
Posted by: Gail Miller Richardson - Bozeman, MT - god-daughter Jan 06, 2013
My best wishes to everyone at this time. Bill was great friend who welcomed me into Rotary and into his teaching program at GW. I will always remember him warmly and with respect.
Posted by: John Chappelear - Jakcsonville, FL - Friend Rotarian Dec 06, 2012
My prayers and strength to the family through these sad times. Your dad, like mine, were very special in their lives. It shows in the love and unity of the Robinson family. Words do not meet the concrete dignity of Robbie's life, legacy. and honor. He is at peace now.
Posted by: Roger Brink - Bodega Bay, CA - Friends for many years Nov 16, 2012
To the Robinson Family,
My sincere condolences on the death of your Father. I have know him since Pentagon days and have since kept in touch when seeing him at the Virginia Grand Military Band concerts and missed him at the last one.
May God comfort you during this difficult time and may he rest in peace.
Posted by: Gloria Norris - Alexandria, VA - Friend Nov 15, 2012
Neil and Steve,
I send you my sympathetic condolences upon the death of your father.
Posted by: Jim Pattisall - Falls Church, VA - Former teacher of his two sons. Nov 15, 2012
On behalf of the Air Force Public Affairs Alumni Association, I want to convey our condolences to Colonel Robinson's family, and to express our deep appreciation for his very significant contributions to the military public affairs profession. He was a true pioneer and his oral history in the Defense Information School library will be a valuable student resource for years to come.
Mark Foutch, Lt Col, USAF, Retired
Chairman of the Board, AFPAAA
Posted by: Mark Foutch - Olympia, WA - Professional Association Nov 15, 2012
Dear Neil and Judy,
We have fond memories of spending an evening with your dad, sharing our views of world history. He was an important part of what makes America great.
Posted by: Jo and "Hank" Henry - Roaring Gap, NC Nov 15, 2012
Judy and Neil,
It was our honor to meet your dad at your home on two differenct occasions. He was truly a gentleman, kind and caring towards us. Indeed, it is evident that he greatly influenced your lives, as well as those of many others, over the years. May God bless you during this difficult time and comfort you through faith, friends, and warm memories.
Joan and Bill Carroll
Posted by: Joan and Bill Carroll - Poolesville, MD - Friend of Judy and Neil Robinson Nov 15, 2012
Bill, we all shall miss you in Rotary. You were a true mentor to me and many Rotarians. We shall miss your smile and
positive attitude I know that you and your dear bride are now at eternal peace together. You lived a long wonderful life. I know how much your family shall miss you.
Posted by: Jim Aldige - Alexandria, Va., VA - Friend and Fellow Rotarian Nov 15, 2012
You were one of the greats. When I joined Rotary in 1996 you basically held my hand and taught me the ropes. You always had a smile for people-you especially excelled in making the Rotary "spouses" feel included. Words cannot express what your family is going through. Your passing has left a void in our world
Posted by: Donna & Joe Wilson - Alexandria, VA Nov 14, 2012