May 19, 1921 - December 3, 2007
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- William B. (Daddy Bill) Robinson, 86, went home to be with the Lord on December 3, 2007. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m.Saturday, December 8, in the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in Somerset, Kentucky with Bro. Sammie Adkins officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home after 11:00 a.m., until time for services. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Robinson Gospel Ministries, c/o Bill Robinson, 1571 Dublin Circle, Grapevine, Texas 76051. Bill was born May 19, 1921, in Harriman, Tennessee. After completing high school at Burnside, Kentucky, he attended the University of Tennessee for two years before enlisting in the Army Air Corp. Bill served in the European theatre and was stationed in Italy during World War II. After leaving the service, Bill completed his college education and graduated from the University of Kentucky. After his graduation, he entered his family business of Robinson Milling Company. Bill married Mae Serena Wesley on August 11, 1950. Bill and Mae moved around living in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Florida. After her death on February 17, 2005, Bill moved to Keller, Texas. Daddy Bill loved people. He could always make a friend and easily started conversations with anyone, regardless of age, race, or financial status. During the 2 1/2 years Daddy Bill lived at Keller Oaks Healthcare Facility, he made many new friends. The residents, nurses, and support staff spoke often of how Daddy Bill always had a smile on his face, a joke on his lips, and a kind word for all. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ina B. Robinson and his sister, Marie White. Survivors include: a daughter, Margaret F. Sorrells, Bedford, Texas; four sons: Bill (Sharon) Robinson, Grapevine, Texas; Jim (Susan) Robinson, Wylie, Texas; Tom (Cindy) Robinson, Ormond Beach, Florida; and John Robinson, Ormond Beach, Florida; nine grandchildren: Phillips Sorrells, Susan Kettinger, Casey Weber, Megan Newburn, Celeste Dilley, Heather Mather, Rachel Zimmer, Lindsey Fielder, and Erica Robinson; twelve great-grandchildren: Rio, Ryan, Autumn, Heather, Hunter, Luke, Kaileigh, Landry, Kade, Brock, Violet, and Gavin; one brother, Harold (Betty Lou) Robinson, Somerset, Kentucky.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS -- William B. (Daddy Bill) Robinson, 86, went home to be with the Lord on December 3, 2007. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m.Saturday, December 8, in the chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in Somerset, Kentucky... View Obituary & Service Information
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