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The Fayetteville Press October 27, 2023 Edition                                                                                                      Page 3

                 Celebrating The Life of Deacon Charlie Robinson, Jr.

               There comes a time for each of us to leave                                                                               driver for the Duplin County Services for the Aged,
          this earthly world and on Sunday night, August                                                                                local all gospel radio personality for WLSE in
          20,  2023  our  beloved,  Charlie  Robinson,  Jr.                                                                             Wallace and WEGG in Rose Hill. He was a hard
          transitioned from this world of turmoil to his eter-                                                                          worker and a great provider that supported his fam-
          nal home at his residence in Warsaw, North Caro-                                                                              ily in all their endeavors.
          lina.                                                                                                                              Charlie was a devoted husband, father, brother,
               Charlie Robinson, Jr. was born on May                                                                                    uncle, cousin, and friend. He was a fun-loving man
          15 , 1930 in Duplin County, North Carolina to                                                                                 who enjoyed his family and friends unconditionally.
          the late Charlie Robinson, Sr. and the late Roberta                                                                                Left to cherish his precious memories; wife,
          West Robinson Cromartie. He was the oldest of                                                                                 Doris Robinson; seven children: Delphine Mattioli
          nineteen siblings. Thirteen siblings preceded him                                                                             (Mark),  Linda  Girley  (Percy),  Dorcas  Devilla
          in death: Vernon, James, Leroy, Willie, John,                                                                                 Hopkins (Sherman), Julius Deon Robinson (Glynda),
          Willie C., Dan, Joseph, Magalene, Annie Louise,                                                                               Carolyn Talley (James), Valorie Chasten and Cenita
          Doris, Edith and Elaine. He was a true to fact                                                                                Robinson; step-son, Marcus Roberts; five sisters:
          older brother.                                                                                                                Dorothy Wood, Lucille Jackson, Maeshell Farrior,
               Early in life, Charlie joined Friendship Mis-                                                                            Gwendolyn Jacobs and Joyce Robinson; eighteen
          sionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill, North Caro-                                                                              grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; eight sis-
          lina. He served as superintendent of the Sunday                                                                               ters-in-law; five brothers-in-law; mother-in-law,
          School,  as  a  deacon  and  anywhere  he  was                                                                                Mother Alfair Brinson; numerous nieces and neph-
          needed as long as his health permitted. He loved                                                                              ews, extended family and countless friends that will
          God, his church and his church family.                                                                                        miss him dearly.
               Charlie was united in holy matrimony to the          Deacon Charlie Robinson, Jr.                                                 Services Entrusted To:
          late Willie Mae Johnson. This union was blessed
          for thirty years and nine children and one grand-                                                                                       Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel.
          son raised in the home. Deaudra Sherrell, Rueben  blended family of love and happiness for thirty-six years.                                  472 Wells Town Road
          Leon, and grandson, Warren Dealtrice preceded         Charlie attended the public schools of Duplin County. After his school-           Rose Hill, North Carolina 28458
          him in death. Later in life, on September 6, 1986,  ing, he began his work career by working many jobs, to help support his
          he married Doris Brinson. This union produced a  large family. He was a farmer, an insurance agent, dry cleaning executive,        Rev. Samuel Stallings, Officiated.
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