Leonard L. Robinson


Birth: January 31st, 1933
Death: November 28th, 2016
Age: 83 years
Residence:Whittemore

Leonard L. Robinson, age 83, of Whittemore, went to be with his Lord on Monday, November 28, 2016 at Tendercare in Tawas City. He was born on January 31, 1933 in Whittemore to Edward & Bertha (Mason) Robinson. He graduated from Whittemore High School in 1951. He joined the US Army in 1954 and was discharged in 1956 and then served in the Reserves until 1962. In 1956 he married his wife of 60 years, Ruth Moore in Coldwater. He farmed all his life on the family farm. He was the Reno Township Clerk for 43 years. Leonard was a member of the Whittemore United Methodist Church where over the years he served on many church boards. He was also a member of the Farm Bureau. He loved his family. He enjoyed the cattle on the farm, farming and travelling especially Florida where he and Ruth spent many winters.

 

Leonard is survived by his wife, Ruth of Whittemore; children, David (Patricia) Robinson of Twin Lakes, MI, Connie Robinson of East Tawas, MI, Darrell (Linda) Robinson of Dorr, MI and Cheryl (Scott) Hottois of Whittemore; grandchildren, Daniel, Austin, Todd and Robert; great granddaughter, Emilee; sisters, Doris Lanham of Battle Creek, Dorothy Gamber of Midland and his brother, Donald (Joann) Robinson of Orland, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Faye Eveland & Beatrice Riley and granddaughter, Elizabeth.

 

Visitation will take place at the Buresh Funeral Home in Hale on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 4 to 8 pm. Funeral services will take place at the Whittemore United Methodist Church on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11:00 am with Rev. Nathan Jeffords officiating. Interment will be in the Reno Township Cemetery in Whittemore. Memorial contributions in Leonard’s name may be made to the Whittemore United Methodist Church. Condolences may be made to the family at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.



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