Remembering Army Veteran Ralph Robinson

February 3, 1929 – June 25, 2023

Ralph Robinson passed away in Shreveport, Louisiana on Sunday, June 25, 2023 at the age of 94.  Mr. Ralph was a resident of Danville, Louisiana and retired as a school bus driver in Bienville Parish after 40 years.  He started driving a school bus when he was 14 years old!  Ralph was the owner of Danville Grocery/Exxon.  He was a baseball coach and played for the Danville Deacons in his younger years.  Mr. Ralph enjoyed gardening and loved babysitting his grandchildren.  He was a Christian and was committed to the LORD and to his church, Friendship Baptist.

Ralph is survived by his son, Joe Robinson and former wife, Kathy Robinson; grandchildren, Harlie Robinson, Halie Robinson and fiancé, Robert Harper, Junior Williams and wife, Eva, Renee (Williams) McPhail; great grandchildren, Trey Williams, Journie Tannehill and husband, Josh, Bryce McPhail and Kimberly McPhail.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Robinson; daughter, Deborah (Robinson) Williams; father, John Bunyon Robinson; mother, Willie Velma (Stinson) Robinson;  siblings, Eugene Robinson, J.B. Robinson, Doris Robinson and Lorene Weeks.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, July 6, 2023 at First Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Louisiana.  Bro. Robert Leach will officiate.

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