Bobby Edward Robinson

January 5, 1935 ~ April 7, 2021 (age 86)



Sumter, SC…Bobby “Bob” Edward Robinson, age 86, died on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at the Lake City Scranton Health Care Center.

Born in Camden, SC, he was the son of the late Willie Earnest Robinson and Ida H. Holly Robinson. Mr. Robinson retired from the US Air Force with over twenty years of honorable service and later retired from K-Mart with twenty-two years of service. He was a loyal member of Bethesda Church of God.

Surviving are: his wife Gwendolyn Faye Shultz Robinson; two sons, Carl Robinson and his wife Cindy, of Virginia, Kendall Robinson and his wife Sharon of Sumter, and two granddaughters. 

He was preceded in death by his first wife Barbara J. Robinson; one daughter, Jerry Robinson Derrick; two sisters, Mary Eloise McCaskill Bourgette and her husband Edward and Libby Elseth and her husband Harold; two brothers, Billy Robinson and his wife Rita, and James L. Robinson.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm at Bethesda Church of God with the Rev. H. Albert Sims officiating. A private interment will be held at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, April 11, 2021, one hour prior to the service, from 2:00-3:00 pm at Bethesda Church of God.

Memorials may be made to Bethesda Church of God, 2730 Broad Street, Sumter, SC 29150.

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The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home of Sumter for the arrangements.


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April 11, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Bethesda Church of God
2730 Broad Street
Sumter, SC 29150

Funeral Service
April 11, 2021

3:00 PM
Bethesda Church of God
2730 Broad Street
Sumter, SC 29150

Video is available for this event

Private Interment

Ft. Jackson National Cemetery
4170 Percival Rd
Columbia, SC 29229

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