Robinson, Rudolph Taylor
Rudolph Taylor Robinson, 82, of Blacksburg, Va., died on Monday, December 29, 2008, at his home. He was born in Blacksburg on May 7, 1926, to the late Archie E. Sr. and Myrtle Sowers Robinson. He was also preceded in death by his wives, Janie Robinson, and Mickey Robinson; and a sister, Lana Saunders.
He is survived by his daughter, Debra Williams, of Hoges Chapel; sons and daughters-in-law, Dale and Katie Robinson, of Crestview, Fla., David Robinson, of Littleton, Colo., Danny and Ellen Robinson, of Shawsville, and Daryl Robinson, of Blacksburg; sister, Joyce Lovern, of Christiansburg; brother and sister-in-law, Archie E. Jr. and Ellen Robinson, of Blacksburg; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. on Friday, January 2, 2009, in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Hopkins officiating. Interment will follow in the Robinson Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday prior to the service at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive, Blacksburg, Va.