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Kenneth Earl Robinson

May 22, 1930 ~ April 4, 2018 (age 87)

Kenneth was born May 22, 1930 in Gray, Iowa, to Raymond Earl Robinson and Delphia Helen Farrell. He passed away surrounded by those he loved on April 4, 2018 at his home in Depoe, Bay, Oregon.

 Ken graduated from Richmond High School, Richmond, California in 1947. After graduation, Kenneth enlisted in the Air Corps on July 22, 1947. After enlistment Kenneth was sent to Tinker Field, Oklahoma for specialized weather training, upon completion of training Ken was stationed at Mather Field, Sacramento, CA, where he remained until his discharge on May 25, 1950. After the service Ken held several positions, the list includes work at Rheem Corp, a refinery worker for Standard Oil Company of California, Richmond, CA., Warehouse worker/supervisor for Safeway warehouses, and his final position was as warehouse worker for Ford Motor Company, in the Richmond Parts Warehouse.

Ken is preceded in death by an infant son Bruce Wayne Robinson (1953) and his wife of 29 years Anna Loretta Elizabeth (Betty) Hess (2002).

Ken is survived by a sister Shirley Wynn, brother Donald Robinson and brother in-law Doval Hopper, 3 sons David Donaldson and wife Melanie of Gilmer, Texas, Michael Robinson and wife Carlene of Depoe Bay, Oregon and Marc Robinson and wife Paula of Crawfordsville, Indiana, ten grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

A Military Honors Service will be held April 25, 2018 Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon.

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