- 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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Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home
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“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...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Gail Miller Richardson - Bozeman, MT
“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...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: John Chappelear - Jakcsonville, FL
“It was great to meet more of the “Robinsons” and to hear more about Bill and the family's relationships. Bill and Jane first connected with our...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: A friend
“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...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Roger Brink - Bodega Bay, CA
“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...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: Gloria Norris - Alexandria, VA
“Neil and Steve,
I send you my sympathetic condolences upon the death of your father.
6 of 24 | Posted by: Jim Pattisall - Falls Church, VA
“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...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Mark Foutch - Olympia, WA
“In life there are certain people you meet who impact you in a wonderfully positive way. Bill was such a man. He will be missed but never forgotten.
8 of 24 | Posted by: Drew Carroll - Alexandria, VA
“Bill extended a warm hand of friendship to me on my first day at Rotary and has been a blessing to me and my family for over 15 years.
9 of 24 | Posted by: Rick Endres - Alexandria, VA
“Bill was an absolutely wonderful person. He was one of the first people to warmly welcome me to Rotary.Years ago one of my sons played on our Rotary...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: JOHN KLING - ALEXANDRIA, VA
“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...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Jo and "Hank" Henry - Roaring Gap, NC
“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....Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Joan and Bill Carroll - MD
“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...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Jim Aldige - Alexandria, Va., VA
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...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Donna & Joe Wilson - Alexandria, VA
You were the epitome of a true Rotarian giving 'Service above Self' in all that you did. An officer and a real gentleman whom we both loved and...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Stuart Matthews - Arlington, VA
“Bill was one of those people in my balcony encouraging and cheerleading. When I became Rotary president he often called me as "my concience" I will...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: John Woods - Alexandria, VA
“We will miss this great gentleman. It was an honor to know him and call him a friend. Today, and going forward we will celebrate his life and the...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: George Morgan - Sewickley, PA
“Bill, was always there for me and made me feel comfortable when I first joined Alexandria Rotary. Great patriot and community leader!!
18 of 24 | Posted by: John Moorman
“Bill will be missed by all who knew him and especially his fellow Rotarians Gordon Peyton, Alexandria
19 of 24 | Posted by: A friend
“God bless you, Robbie.
20 of 24 | Posted by: Bill and Jeanne Marie Jarrett - VA
“Bill, you were my friend and great mentor in our Alexandria Rotary Club. We will all miss you very much, but me especially. Stuart
21 of 24 | Posted by: Stuart Matthews - Arlington, VA
“Bill and his wife Jane were always fine friends of our family and great supporters of the Rotary Club of Alexandria. I have many wonderful memories...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Mary Wharton - Fairfax Station, VA
“Bill was the consummate gentleman, a wonderful friend and mentor to all of us that have been privileged to know him. Whenever I think of Bill, I...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Gayle Spurr - Alexandria, VA
“Neil and Steve, your father and my uncle Robbie will never be forgotten and will always be my inspiration for Service to our country. I will miss...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Bonnie - Knoxville, TN - Niece
On November 12, 2012 of The Fairfax Retirement Home at Fort Belvoir at the age of 93.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Fraley Robinson. He is survived by his children, Neil (Judy) and Steve (Pam Ryan) Robinson; brother John (Nemo) Robinson; as well as many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Friends may call on Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home, 1500 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA 22302. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 11 AM at Grace Episcopal Church, 3601 Russell Road, Alexandria, VA 22305. Interment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors at a later date .
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either Alexandria Rotary Club Scholarship Fund, Inova Health Foundation, or The Jane Fraley Robinson '42 Scholarship Fund at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD.
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Arlington National Cemetery