Edward Robinson

Obituary of Edward Gale Robinson

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Edward "Ed" Gale Robinson, age 82, of Vilas, North Carolina went to heaven on Tuesday, April 25, 2023. He passed peacefully in his home. Ed was born August 19, 1940 in Watauga County. He was a son of the late George W. and Drilla Wilson Robinson. Ed moved and lived in Charlotte for 58 years and returned to his home place in the Beaver Dam Community in 2017. He was married to the late Reba Vines Robinson for 32 years and was then married to the late Ruth Dover Robinson for 29 years. Ed was a General Contractor and business owner. His passion was loving his Lord, Jesus Christ, helping others, and going on Mission Tours. He was active at Beaver Dam Baptist Church in Vilas, then Sunset Road Baptist Church in Charlotte, then Bethel Baptist Church in Vilas, and lastly was a member of New Beginnings Church in Trade, TN. He is survived by son, Tommy Robinson and wife Tammy of Charlotte, NC; daughter, Teresa Robinson Greene, of Vilas, NC; daughter, Debbie McCord and husband Phillip of Denver, NC; and son, Mike Elliott of Matthews, NC. Along with eight grandchildren: Josh Greene and wife Amy, Haley Shriner and husband Nick, Tabitha Lauer and husband Austin, Jeffrey Greene, Jake Robinson, Hannah Ashland McCord, Amanda Elliott, and Miles Elliott and four great grandchildren: Aubree Greene, Gabe Greene, Chloe Greene, and Taylor Lauer and a multitude of other family and friends. He was also preceded in death by six sisters: Hazel Wilson, Grace Eggers, Chloe Hathcock, Helen Jean Senter, Georgia Lewis, and Barbara Ann Wallace, by his brother Kent Robinson, an infant brother, Blain Robinson, and an infant great-granddaughter Lily McCord. A Funeral Service will be held for Ed Robinson on Friday, April 28, 2023 at 11:00 AM (Family will receive friends from 10-11 am at the church) at New Beginnings Church, Trade School and Mill, Corner of Highway 421 and 228 Modock Road, Trade, TN 37691. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 1 pm (Family will receive friends after the service) at Sunset Road Baptist Church, 2317 Sunset Road, Charlotte, NC 28216. Graveside service will be Monday, May 1, 2023 at 10 am (Family will receive friends after the service) at Forest Lawn West Cemetery, 4601 Freedom Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208. Ministers officiating are Rev. Charlie Martin, Rev. Steve Bass and Rev. Chuck Campbell. Online condolences may be shared at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com Austin and Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory, Boone, NC, will be serving the Robinson family. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be made to New Beginnings Church Land Acquisition Fund, P O Box 95, Trade, TN 37691. Also, Ed would like to tell everyone to "Be Sweet".
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