Melvin Robinson 80, died Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at Newton Medical Center. He was born September 21, 1935 in Lucas, Kansas to Francis S. and Alice S. Robinson. He married Virginia Wolfe on August 28, 1960 in Russell, Kansas and she survives of the home. Melvin retired as a welder from Hesston Corporation now AGCO.
Melvin is survived by his wife Virginia of North Newton, KS; Son and daughter in law Kirk and Sonia Robinson of Burlington, Ontario, Canada; daughter Denise and son in law Tony Bartel of Lucas, TX; sister Martha Brandt of Luray,KS; 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren
He is preceded in death by his parents, brother LeRoy Robinson and infant Brother Francis Robinson.
Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday at Kingdom Life Ministries in Hesston, Kansas with Pastor Scott Miller presiding. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Cheyenne Cemetery in Rural Luray, Kansas. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to Kingdom Life Ministries Benevolence Fund in care of Petersen Funeral Home.