Minister William J. "Bill" Robinson, 69, of North Ridgeville, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, February 11, 2014, following a long illness. Minister Robinson was born in Demopolis, Alabama, coming to Elyria over 40 years ago from Panama Florida.
Minster Robinson was employed as a general laborer for General Motors of Elyria and also Bendix Corporation and City of Elyria Sanitation Department.
Minster Robinson was a member of Praise and Worship Church, 111 Oberlin Rd., Elyria. He also volunteered his time with the voter's registration.
He is survived by son, William Robinson, Jr. of Sheffield Township; sister, Diane Robinson of Panama Florida; brother, Willie J. (Jean) Robinson of Homestead Florida; cousins, Glen and Debra McFee of Elyria; special friends, Henry Johnson of Lorain and Walter Moody of Elyria; and a host a other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Elizabeth Robinson.
Friends may call Saturday, February 15, 2014, from 2 P.M., until the time of service at 3 P.M., in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 632 West River N., Elyria. Reverend Calvin Curry will officiate services.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like contributions to go to BayView Hospice, 38600 Center Ridge Rd., North Ridgeville, OH 44039.
Arrangements entrusted to Carter Funeral Homes, 127 West Bridge Street, Elyria, (440-322-7788). Online condolences can be sent to www.Carterfuneralhomesinc.com