April 29, 1942 ~ October 5, 2020

Born in: Griggsville, IL
Resided in: Glasgow, KY

James “Jim” Edward Robinson, 78, of Glasgow, passed away October 5, 2020 peacefully in his home after a series of health issues. He was born in Griggsville, IL on April 29, 1942 to the late William and Edith Wheeler Robinson. He attended college at Western Illinois University and graduated in 1964. Mr. Robinson taught history at Kankakee, IL, Jr. High School, where he also coached track and basketball. He was also a substitute teacher for Barren County School System, he loved to fish and was an avid UK Basketball fan. Mr. Robinson was a devout Catholic and served as an altar boy for five years in his youth. He was a member of St Helen Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Earline Greene Robinson of Glasgow; his children, Teryn Robinson (Ann) of Chicago, IL, Stefen Robinson (Jamie) of Bloomington, IL; step-children, Leslie Anderson (Patsy) and Lisa Adwell (Bruce) both of Glasgow; 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; one brother, John Robinson (Sharon) of IL; a sister, Rosemary Robinson of Rushville, IL along with numerous beloved nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a four brothers, Wayne, Bob, Richard and Bill Robinson: two sisters, Patricia Welty and Frances Hartman.

A Funeral Mass for Mr. Robinson will be held 2:00pm Friday, October 9, 2020 at the St. Helen Catholic Church. The family of Mr. Robinson is honoring his request as cremation was chosen. A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with the services.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of memorial contributions to the Boys and Girls Club of Glasgow/Barren County, P. O. Box 1935 Glasgow, KY 42141.

A. F. Crow & Son is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Robinson. Share your message of condolence with the family of James Edward Robinson at www.crowfuneralhome.com

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  1. so sorry Earlene,I know what you are going through, you need to talk call me.my prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Jim was such a wonderful man! It was such a blessing to have gotten to know him all those years ago. You are in my prayers!

    Jeanelle McGuire

  3. Earline, we are so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Bobby and Linda Combs

  4. So sorry for you and your family. Jim was such a good man. Prayers for comfort & peace during this time. Love, Tammy & Bill Pulley

  5. I’m so sorry to hear this ,,, my uncle Jim is a good man , I love y’all and you’re all in my prayers.

  6. Earline and family, so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Bill and Joyce Smith

  7. Earline, we are so sorry about Uncle Jim passing away. I have so many great memories of him. Our prayers are with you and all your family. Love you, Larry and MaryJane.

  8. I recently got to know Mr Robinson while working at the TJ Health Pavilion in Cardiology. Mr Robinson was always a pleasure to talk to. Prayers going up for his family today.

  9. So sorry to learn of Jim’s death. We were classmates of GHS ‘60! Always enjoyed being around him and I am sure he will be missed by many. Sincere sympathy and prayers to all of his family.

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