Donald Robinson


Donald D. Robinson, 78, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at his home in Garden City.

Donald D. Robinson, 78, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at his home in Garden City.

He was born July 1, 1935, in Olsburg, to Artie and June McCullough Robinson.

A resident of Garden City since 1963, Mr. Robinson was a self-employed carpenter and a district management salesman for Guys Food for 20 years, then drove his own truck for Huber Sand Company, retiring in the late 1990s. He served as Military Police with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict and was a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking, Country Western music and spending time with his family.

On July 23, 1958, he married Loretta Faye Wilson in Canadian, Texas. She survives. Other survivors include a son, Rod Robinson of Garden City; a daughter, Karleen Huber of Garden City; two sisters, Delores Angel of Loveland, Colo., and Pat Burch of Sublette; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Wayne Robinson.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Garden City. Military honors will be held following services at the Bell Tower at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.

There will be no public visitation. Memorials to the Donald Robinson Memorial Fund may be sent in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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