1SG (Ret.) Thomas Herman Robinson, 88, of Fayetteville passed away Friday October 9, 2020 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
He was born July 19, 1932 in Lumberton, NC to the late Pearl Walker Robinson and James Robinson. Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Elfriede Robinson.
Thomas served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War eventually retiring as a First Sergeant. He would go on to pursue a career as a business owner in the heating and air industry.
He is survived by his loving wife, Roda Matthews Robinson and granddaughters Dakota and Bella Fish of the home; two stepsons Jeffrey Ward and Daniel Fish; two daughters Doris Spencer and Linda Lawson; five grandchildren Eric Dowden, Jaerene Frais, Josslyn Losado, Melisa Hunt, and Hunter Spencer; seven great-grandchildren; and two sister-in-laws Alethea Robinson and Nina Robinson.
The family will receive friends from 9-10AM on Wednesday October 14 at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only 25 visitors at a time will be allowed for the visitation period. A funeral service will follow the visitation in the Jernigan-Warren Chapel at 10AM with Pastor Eric Dowden and Pastor Roland Byrd officiating. Burial will follow at Lafayette Memorial Park with military honors.
The funeral service will be streamed via the Jernigan-Warren Facebook page. You can view it by clicking the link below:
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Foundation at 7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
Online condolences may be made at http://www.jerniganwarren.comServices are entrusted to Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, NC 28301.
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Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256