Jimmy Joe Robinson, 59, of Euless, Texas, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, at his home of natural causes. Born in Lunsford he grew up in Trumann-Lunsford area and was a 1967 graduate of Lake City High School. He worked in Jonesboro in printing before moving to Dallas, Texas, in 1983 where he continued to work in the printing industry. He currently worked for Padgett Printing in Dallas. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member the Lake City Masonic Lodge.
He was a Christian and was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Frieda Pearson Robinson; and a brother, Coy Robinson, all of Lunsford.
Survivors include a son, Scott Robinson, of Euless, Texas; a daughter, Julie Withaeger and her husband, Mike, of Perrin, Texas; two grandchildren, Kent and Matthew Withaeger of Perrin Texas; former wife, Peggy LaFon of Fort Worth, Texas; brothers, Julius Pearson and family of California, Bill Robinson and wife Lorrie of Harrisburg, Dewey Robinson and wife Sharon of Trumann, and John Robinson of Bay.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, at Emerson Funeral Home Memorial Chapel in Jonesboro with Rev. Danny Taylor officiating. Burial was in Pine Log Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Paul Lambert, Larry Smith, Rick Thomas, Doug Thomas, Roy LaFon and Michael Withaeger.
The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider a donation to the Pine Log Cemetery.