FARRELL, Pennsylvania – A funeral service celebrating the life of Mr. Billie R. Robinson will be held Tuesday, April 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church with his son Eric Robinson delivering the eulogy. Mr. Robinson departed this life Tuesday, March 28, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at his residence in Farrell.
Billie was born February 20, 1953 in Sharon, a son of Pearl and Beulah Robinson.
He married the former Betty Norris on March 31, 1979.
He completed his apprenticeship as a Journeymen and Machinist on Oct 12, 1992.
He retired from Sharon Steel in November 1992 and from Ellwood Crankshaft in 2004.
He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist where he faithfully served as a trustee.
He was the lead singer of the local gospel group, Gospel Change. He proudly served as the Vice President of Men of God until his health declined. He received many awards including Citizen of The Year in 2011-2012.
Mr. Robinson leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Betty Robinson at home; his loving children, Eric (Tamika) Robinson, Jay Ward, Keisha Robinson, Billie (Dorothy) Robinson, Jr., Laneeka Robinson and William Wiley; his brothers, Jackie (Rochelle) Robinson and Robert Robinson; his sisters, Janice Robinson, Dorothy Wallace and Lynette Robinson; 31 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren as well as a host of other relatives and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Pearl and Beulah Robinson and his sisters, Mary Williams and Alice Robinson.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 4 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church.
The family will also receive friends at his residence, 412 Indiana Drive, Farrell.
Arrangments handled by J.E. Washington Funeral Services.