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Robinson, Ronald "Peck"
Mr. Ronald W. Peck Robinson, 81, of Galesburg, Ill died at 12:15 pm Thursday, March 23, 2011 in Heartland Health Care Center.

He was born February 19, 1930 in Galesburg the son of Raleigh W. and Eva A. Hendrickson Robinson. He married Mary Ann Anderson in Las Vegas, Nev. on September 4, 1979. She survives.

Also surviving is his daughter Susan G. (John) Olson of Galesburg; three step daughters Kathy (Lawrence) Burton, Jane (Carl) Switzer both of Monmouth Ill., and Donna Sue Whiting of Ark.; a step son Alan (Edie) Whiting of Galesburg, brother Donald W. Robinson of Henderson, Nev.; eight grandchildren, Cherie (Corey) Knox of Ga., Brad (Teresa) Taylor of Mich., Chris Faudree of Oquawka, Ill, Richard Burton of Peoria, Ill, Chonna Burton, Mandy Switzer, Jake Switzer, Luke Switzer all of Monmouth, Ill, nine great grandchildren and three nieces. He is preceded in death by his parents and two step sons.

Ronald served in the US Navy from 1948-1952. He served in the Sea Bees for 2 years in Guam and later served 1 year in the Illusion Islands.

He worked as a supervisor for Gale Product for 30 years, retiring in 1983. He graduated from Galesburg High School in 1948.

Visitation will be 1:00-2:30 pm Sunday, March 27, 2011 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Cremation will be accorded. Burial will be in Scotts Cemetery in Plymouth Ill. at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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