He was born in Linton on Feb. 11, 1930, the son of Creel and Esther J. (Suttle) Robison.
Bob was a 1949 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, serving as a radar technician. He worked in construction for many years, working for Ford Motor Company in Indianapolis, and was proud of his construction crew building the press box of the Indiana University Memorial Stadium. He co-owned and operated Napa stores in Bloomfield and Bicknell during the 1970's. He retired in 1991 from General Motors in Bedford, after serving thirty years as a Mill Wright.
He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Linton, the United Auto Workers, the Forty and Eight Division of the American Legion, and an over 50 year member of the American Legion Post #22 in Linton.
He is survived by two daughters, Marcia (Herb) Britton of Petersburg and Monica (Shawn) Russell of Linton, two sons, Rob (Vicky)Robison of Linton and Criss (Pat) Robison of Linton, a sister, Marilyn (Robison) Richards-Racop of Vincennes, nine grandchildren, Corey, Chuck, Cassey, Zach, Jenny, Matthew, Alyssa, A. J., and Kyle, and sixteen great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Martha M. (Curtis) Robison on Feb. 18, 2008, a brother, Warren Robison, and a sister, Barbara Boyd.
Visitation will be at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m., and Wednesday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Peter Catholic Church in Linton at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, with Father Michael Madden officiating.
Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton with military graveside rites by the American Legion Post #22 of Linton. Following, the family would like to invite all friends and family to Bob's residence for a celebration of his life.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Greene County General Hospital Ambulatory Infusion, The American Legion Post #22, or the Veterans Hospital, through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be left for the family at www.welchcornett.com.