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|Robinson, Donald W.
|Donald W. Robinson, 84, formerly of Galesburg, died at 12:22 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2012 in U.M.C. Medical Center, Las Vegas, Nev.
He was born March 23, 1928 in McDonough County, Ill. the son of Raleigh and Eva Hendrickson Robinson. He married Ruth Mansfield in 1951. He later married Sandra Yarde on January 14, 1961 in Galesburg. She preceded him in death on October 5, 2004.
He is survived by two daughters, Ann Moore of Galesburg and Sherry Miles of Henderson, Nev.; a step daughter, Robin Brand Naeger of Henderson, Nev.; six grandchildren; one great granddaughter, and a great grandson to arrive on July 14, 2012. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald W. Robinson.
Donald worked for the United States Postal Service for 32 years, serving as Postmaster at the Knoxville Post Office for 17 years. He retired in 1988. He graduated from Galesburg High School in 1946. He was a member of First Christian Church.
Donald served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a member of Ralph M. Noble American Legion Post 285 in Galesburg and V.F.W. Post 2301 in Monmouth.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012 in Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Greg Fitch will officiate. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Memorial may be made to the American Heart Association or First Christian Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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