Donald Edward “Papaw”
Robinson Sr., age 75 of Science Hill, Kentucky
departed this life on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at
Baptist Health in Lexington, Kentucky surrounded
by his family.
He was born on March
30, 1937 in Somerset, Kentucky to the late Roscoe
Prunes Robinson and Beulah Garrett Robinson. He
worked as a transporter and escort for Lake
Cumberland Funeral Home, served on the Science
Hill Fire Department, and a Pulaski County
Auxillary Deputy Coroner.
Don was a hardworking,
dedicated man who loved his family dearly and a
true friend to those who worked with him and knew
him. He was known and called affectionately
by many, “Papaw”. Don will be greatly missed by
those knew and loved him.
Don is survived by a
son, Eddie (and Debbie) Robinson of Science Hill,
KY; four daughters, Janet (and Carroll) Haste of
Science Hill, KY, Mary (and Owen) Spears of Nancy,
KY, Cindy Robinson of Somerset, and Vicki (and
Rodney) Lafavers of Science Hill, KY; his
grandchildren, Margo (and Philip) Cross, Holly
(and Robbie) Branscum, Owen II (and Alicia)
Spears, Mark (and April) Spears, Mary Short, Donna
(and Billie) Cox Jr., Billie Jean (and Brandon)
Clark, Jason (and Kim) Robinson, Heather Lafavers
(and Brian Reynolds), Jenny Lafavers (and Allen
Floyd) Johnathon Lafavers (and Tiffany Branscum);
his great grandchildren, Peyton, Dawson, Addley,
Braden, Joseph, Jeff, Bobby, Brandan, Amber,
Dusty, Kaylee, Tristen, Caden, Chloe, Wyatt, and
Callista; his great-great grandchild, Blade; three
sisters, Reeda (and Ken) Haste of Eubank, KY,
Geneva (and Joe) Burton of Cincinnati, OH, and
Betty Jo (and Bob) Dick of Science Hill, KY; his
girlfriend, Betty McKinney; and a special
son-in-law, Charles “Buck” Short.
Along with his parents,
he was preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Robinson
and a great grandson, Sam Leo Cox.
Visitation for Don will be Monday, April 1st
at 5:00 pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home, 1046
West Highway 80, Somerset.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 2nd
at 1:00 pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland
Funeral Home with Bro. Randy C Wiles officiating.
Burial will be in the Science Hill Cemetery.
You may send the family your condolences online
Lake Cumberland Funeral
is entrusted with the arrangements for Donald
Edward “Papaw” Robinson Sr.