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Eldred Symmes Robinson
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1923
Saint Matthews
Calhoun County
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 30, 2008
South Carolina, USA

On 11/20/1947 married Harriett Gertrude Jones. They had two daughters who still reside in SC. Served in the U. S. Navy during World War II where he was stationed at the Panama Canal.

Taken from The T & D website:

Eldred Symmes Robinson, 85, died Friday afternoon, May 30, 2008, at his beloved Gol-Robin farm in Murph Mill Area of Calhoun County.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, June 2, at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Debra Armstrong officiating. Burial will be in the West End Cemetery.

Mr. Robinson was born January 13, 1923, and was the last surviving child of Esther Golson Robinson and Willie Meadors Robinson. He was preceded in death by four brothers, W. M. Robinson Jr., C. R. Robinson, Rudolph Robinson, and Ned Robinson; a sister, June Robinson. He was married for over 50 years to Harriett Jones Robinson who died in 1998. He graduated from St. Matthews High School and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

Mr. Robinson was the Calhoun County Veterans Affairs Officer for over 25 years and also worked as an accountant and tax preparer. Following his retirement from the state, he was a rural mail carrier for Calhoun County. He was a member and former Commander of American Legion Post 12. He spent his retirement years raising cows and gardening at his farm. Mr. Robinson was a long time member of St. Matthews Presbyterian Church, where he served as Sunday School Superintendent, Deacon, Elder and Elder Emeritus. He was the church treasurer for over 40 years. He recently joined Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church where he had previoulsy attended during his childhood. Mr. Robinson will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor and his entertaining anecdotes. He loved playing cards, attending local athletic events, raising cows, and sharing fruits and vegetables from his garden. He also enjoyed attending the St. Paul Methodist Church Men's Prayer Breakfast and the Wednesday night Men's Hot Supper Club.

He is survived by two daughters, Sandra W. Robinson and Karen Robinson Montgomery, both of St. Matthews; his grandson, Michael Montgomery and his wife, Beth of Columbia. Others left to cherish his memories include a sister-in-law, Miriam Robinson of Conway and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family would like to thank Dr. Terry Stone, Dr. Chris Brunson, Dr. Hugh Merriman, and Dr. Todd Vandenberg for their excellent care of Mr. Robinson.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, at Dukes-Harley Funeral Home of Orangeburg, and at other times, the residence of Karen Montgomery, 309 Dantzler St., St. Matthews.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Willie Meadors Robinson (1891 - 1966)
  Esther Jemima Golson Robinson (1893 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriett Gertrude Jones Robinson (1922 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Willie Meadors Robinson (1917 - 1979)*
  Clifton Redmon Robinson (1919 - 1999)*
  Melvin Rudolph Robinson (1921 - 1982)*
  Eldred Symmes Robinson (1923 - 2008)
  June Esther Robinson (1925 - 1926)*
  Roland Nelson Robinson (1927 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Eldred Symmes Robinson
Son of
Willie M. &
Esther J. Golson Robinson
Husband of
Harriett G. Jones Robinson
Jan. 13, 1923 - May 30, 2008
U S Navy W W II
 
Burial:
West End Cemetery
Saint Matthews
Calhoun County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Laurie Davis Hannah
Record added: Jan 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32873645
Eldred Symmes Robinson
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Eldred Symmes Robinson
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Eldred Symmes Robinson
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