In Memory

Charles Robinson

Charles Robinson


Newark High School
Class Of 1968

Deceased Classmate: Charles Robinson
Date Of Birth: Nov-26-1950
Date Deceased: May-27-2001
Age at Death: 50
Cause of Death: Heartattack
Classmate City: Columbus
Classmate State: GA
Classmate Country: USA
Survived By: Beth Robinson (wife) Lori Robinson (daughter ) Jason Robinson (son)

Retired US Army in 1995 .Served in Persian Gulf War. He was called Eddie by all close to him or Ed as he got older. He retired from Ft. Benning Georgia and stayed there with his family.Was married 27 yrs . Ed was a great man and father.We are very proud of all his accomplishments in his life and miss him everyday.He is laid to rest at Ft. Benning.


Sfc. (Ret.) Charles E. "Ed" Robinson

November 26, 1950 - May 27, 2001

A graveside service with military honors for 1st Sgt. (Ret.) Charles E. "Ed" Robinson, 50, of Columbus, Georgia, will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday in Main Post Cemetery, Fort Benning, Georgia.

Mr. Robinson, who had lived in Columbus, Georgia since 1991, died May 27, 2001, at St. Francis Hospital.  He was born November 26, 1950, in Newark, to the late Kenneth R. Robinson and Luretta Walz Robinson.

Mr. Robinson was employed with Werner Transportation as a truck dirver.  He was a U.S. Army veteran and served in Vietnam and Somalia, retiring with 21 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Beth A. Robinson of Columbus, Georgia; sons, James E. Robinson of Fallsburg, and Jason A. Robinson of Gulf Shores, Alabama; daughter, Lori L. Robinson of Columbus, Georgia; brother, Kenneth E. Robinson of Bay Minette, Alabama; sisters Beverly J. McPherson, and Loretta J. Hess, both of Newark; granddaughters, Jamie Robinson of Newark, Elisha Robinson and Kandice Faniel, both of Columbus, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.

Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Macon Road, Columbus, Georgia is in charge arrangements.