Elmer “Elmo” Lee Robinson, 74, of Wallace, passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at United Hospital Center. He was born on April 4, 1948 in Cherry Fork to the late Junior Boyd Riley and Mary Magdaline Robinson.
Elmer had worked as a logger and as a railroad contractor for Roy Holcomb and Cherry Fork Timbering in Buckhannon. He served in the US Army.
He’s survived by one daughter, Mellisa Giles and husband Wayne of Bridgeport; four granddaughters: Ayla Barnett, Shania Barnett, Bindra Rai and Stephanie Lucas; five great granddaughters; four brothers: Cecil Robinson of Hodgesville, Roy Robinson and wife Janet of Wallace, Kenneth Robinson of Wallace and David Robinson and wife Angie of Clarksburg; special friends, Joe and Melissa “Flick” Thrower of Wallace and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Elmer is preceded in death by one brother, Marion “Buster” Francis Robinson and three brothers and one sister at infancy.
He enjoyed his CB radio and loved shuckin’ and jivin’ with his friends.
Honoring Elmer’s wishes, he will be buried on his homeplace property, 482 Gateway Road in Wallace on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at 11:00am with Pastor Angie Robinson officiating. Military honors will be provided by the US Army and Harrison County Honor Guard.
Dorsey Funeral Home is honored to be handling the arrangements for the Robinson family.