In Memory

Jack Robinson - Class Of 1946

 John R. "Jack" Robinson, 73, of Plymouth, died at 4:35 p.m. June 11, 2001, in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, South Bend, after a brief illness.
  He moved to Plymouth from Delphi in 1954.
  Born June 9, 1928, in Chicago, he was the son of Raymond and Ann Kalis Robinson.  He attended St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School in Delphi.
  He graduated in 1946 from Delphi High School, where he ran track and pole vaulted.  In 1964, he received his diploma from LaSalle Extension University.  He later took computer and data processing courses at Ancilla College.
  His marriage was to Janet A. Boyer on Sept. 8, 1952, in Delphi.  She died July 5, 1996.
  Mr. Robinson was a corporal in the National Guard, serving as a light weapons infantryman and rifle sharpshooter from 1948 to 1952.  He was a member of the LaPaz American Legion Post 385.
  He worked 38 years on the railroad and retired from Conrail in 1990.  He also operated a part-time income tax service for 30 years.
  Mr. Robinson enjoyed stock car racing and owned a race car for 20 years.  He was an avid golfer, enjoyed gardening, and was a part-time bee keeper.
  Surviving are a daughter, Jane A. Robinson of Springfield, Va.; two sons, Michael A. Robinson of Huntsville, Ala., and Jim Robinson of Plymouth; a brother, Arthur Robinson of Delphi; and five grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.
  Services were June 16 in Plymouth.  Burial was in Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth, with military honors by the American Legion.  Memorials may be made to the Marshall County or American Cancer Society.  Letters of condolence may be sent to the family via
Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, June 20, 2001