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Posted by: thepinetree on 07/18/2017 10:46 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 07/18/2017 11:12 AM
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Vietnam Veteran Richard Ray Robinson Passes Away at 62

West Point, CA...Richard Ray Robinson age 68, Passed away July 12th 2017 of Mesothelioma at his home in West Point Ca. He was born October 16th 1948 in French Camp Ca to Leonidas & Belva Robinson, who are both deceased. Graduated linden high school, took Agriculture for 4 years. He was also class president for awhile. Rick was an E4, Corporal, a scout sniper / specialty Rifleman in the United States Marine Corps from 09/21/1967 till 11/14/69. Medals & decorations Rick received, National Defense service, Vietnam Campaign, Rifle expert badge, Vietnam service Medal, Combat action ribbon, National defense service medal, Vietnam campaign medal w/device. Rick was a member of the VFW Post 3322 in West Point CA and post 8311 in Elk city Idaho. Also the American Legion post 376 in Glencoe CA. He worked in Logging, at Valley truss & had various other jobs. Rick’s passion in life was the great outdoors, hunting and also a bit of fishing.

Rick is survived by Wife Nanci Robinson of Blue Creek Ca. Step daughters, Michelle & husband Ron Sanguinette of Linden Ca & their 2 children Ronnie & Anthony. Angela Silva & partner Mark of Lodi Ca. Brother Tommy & wife Patsy Robinson of Port Orchard WA. Tommy’s son Curtis & wife Debra Robinson, Their children Nicole, Ashley & Elizabeth of Napa Ca. Tommy’s son Brian & wife Melissa Robinson, their son Hayden of Gig Harbor WA. Tommy’s daughter Ami & Husband Kasey Watters of Port Orchard WA. Rick’s sister Jan Robinson & her children, Patricia & husband Brian Fitzgerald. Jan’s Son Parish Robinson all of Valley Springs Ca. Rick’s sister, Anita & husband Dwayne who is deceased of La Grange KY. Their children, daughter Michelle & husband Erik Hedstrom with 3 children of Valley Springs Ca. Daughter Janelle & husband Todd Trebuna with 3 children of La Grange KY.

Rick lived in West Point with his friends Terry & mike Toth who were also his caregivers until his death. God Bless hospice, who were a big part of Rick’s final months.

There will be a celebration of life Oct 14th 2017, 3:00 pm at the VFW post, 202 Spink Rd, West Point Ca. Please contact Mike & Terry Toth at 209-293-4893 or Jan Robinson at 209-920-0048 for further information.

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Posted on: 2017-07-18 15:12:17   By: Anonymous
Check your time lines damn it!
May the gentleman rest in peace

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So Early
Posted on: 2017-07-18 15:22:19   By: Anonymous
He's much to young to go.
Vietnam was the most difficult war to recover from.
Thank you for your service.
May your family and friends be surrounded by those who loved you and them.
I hope you are at peace.

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    Re: So Early
    Posted on: 2017-07-20 10:38:42   By: Anonymous
    RIP Marine, rest well. Semper Fidelis, prayers to you and your family.

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