Leon “Lee” Robinson, 74, of Springfield died at 12:05 am Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born August 6, 1938 in Pittsburg, IL to Joyce Van and Daphna Irene Adams Robinson. He married Marlene Marie Stone December 25, 1961.
He was preceded in death by his parents, mother-in-law, Mary Stone; brother-in-law, George Cook; and nephews, Earl Robinson, Jr., Terry Robinson and Daniel Swader.
Surviving are his wife, Marlene; two sons, Todd Michael (Mary) Robinson and Brian Lee Robinson, both of Springfield; three grandchildren, Andrew Todd, Jacob Patrick and Ian Nicholas Robinson; three sisters, Bonnie Swader of South Elgin, IL, Carol (Mark) Beck of Lowell, IN and Peggy Rogman of Ft. Myers, FL; two brothers, Clifton Wayne (Amy) Robinson of Jacksonville, FL and Earl (Lynn) Robinson of West Frankfort, IL and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Lee was a member of Western Oaks Baptist Church. He retired from C&IM Railroad. He was a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of Land of Lincoln Metal Detecting Club, was a coin collector and was a CUBS and Illini Fan.
Visitation: 5 – 7 pm Sunday, March 31, 2013 at Western Oaks Baptist Church
Funeral Service: 8:30 am Monday, April 1, 2013 at Western Oaks Baptist Church with Pastor Ed Ingram officiating.
Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where Sangamon County Interveterans Burial Detail will conduct military honors.
Memorials may be given to Western Oaks Baptist Church.