Roger Dale Robinson Sr.

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Friday, May 12, 2023
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Willard United Baptist Church
1579 S. Conwell Ave.
Willard, OH 44890

Friday, May 12, 2023
1:00 PM
Willard United Baptist Church
1579 S. Conwell Ave.
Willard, OH 44890

Roger Dale Robinson Sr., age 76, passed away on Monday, May 8, 2023, at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on August 31, 1946 in Topmost, Kentucky, to the late John Green and Herma (Hall) Robinson.  Roger proudly served in the U.S. Marines, was in combat in Vietnam and was a Purple Heart recipient.  He had retired from New Haven Elementary School as a Custodian.  Roger was a Christian man, enjoyed fishing and working in the garage.  Most of all, he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn (Handshoe) Robinson, whom he married on June 2, 1969; children, Roger Dale (Nickie) Robinson, Jr., Tina Dalton, and Heath (Colette) Robinson, all of Willard; grandchildren, who affectionately called him Poppy, Brooke Robinson, Jeremy Robinson, Kelsey Robinson, Whitney Robinson, Macey Robinson, Averi Robinson, Karsyn Robinson, Zaayden Dalton, Aaron Dalton, Kolten Robinson, Addyson Dalton, Jaedyn Robinson, Braylen Branham, Gunner Robinson and Mia Robinson; siblings, Doug (Janie) Robinson of Ashland, Hansel D. (Debbie) Robinson of Shiloh, Jerry Robinson of Plymouth, John Paul (Debbie) Robinson of Norwalk, Susie (Keith) Sanderson of Willard, Peggy Schiffer of Norwalk and Carma (David) Zacharias of Ashland; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Roger is preceded in death by granddaughter Addalyn Robinson; siblings, Eric Randall Robinson, James Keith Robinson, Rebecca De Hoyos, William L. Robinson, and Lawrence Edward Robinson; son-in-law, David Dalton Jr. and his parent-in-laws, Vince and Carrie (Bolen) Handshoe.

Visitation will be on Friday, May 12, 2023 at the Willard United Baptist Church in Willard, Ohio from 11:00 AM until the time of his service at 1:00 PM with Pastor Danny Hamilton officiating.  Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Willard, Ohio.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Willard United Baptist Church.  Online condolences may be made to Roger’s family by visiting


Mary Anne and Melanie Wenner - May 29, 2023
Cotton so sorry for your loss.
Suzanne DeVene - May 17, 2023
I'm so sorry to hear of Roger's passing - he was such a wonderful part of the New Haven Elementary staff! He was cheerful, good with the kids, and willing to help out other staff members whenever needed. He was a favorite! He really loved his family and my sympathies go out to all of you.
Tam lord - May 14, 2023
Sorry to hear about Roger passing, my prayers are with you and the family.
Judy Ream - May 12, 2023
Roger was one of the nicest individual I have known!!!! He was always so cheerful and so nice to the kids at New Haven. Sending prayers to his family- Judy Ream
Karen and Dave - May 12, 2023
We're very sorry to see our friend and neighbor pass. May God bless Roger and his entire family!
Kevin Casto - May 11, 2023
Roger was wonderful to work with at New Haven school! His faith and family were a huge part of his life and part of the joy he put into his work. May the peace of Christ surround his family and friends as he enters his eternal reward.
Maryellen Eaton - May 11, 2023
So very sorry to read of Roger's passing. He always had a greeting, a smile, and a comment to start my day at New Haven. He helped all of us in that building in so many ways. Never to be forgotten.
Vickie Mawhorr - May 11, 2023
My sincerest sympathy for your loss. Roger was a huge part of our New Haven School family…so kind, helpful and caring. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace, Roger.
Sue Prelipp - May 10, 2023
So sorry to hear this. Roger was a humble man.
Becky (Lutz) Plotner - May 10, 2023
So sorry to hear about Roger's passing. I have so many great memories of him from my elementary school days at New Haven. He had the warmest smile, kindest heart, and always made us laugh. I know he'll be deeply missed by his family. Prayers for all of you!
Gayle Montgomery - May 10, 2023
Sorry to hear of Roger's passing. Prayers for comfort and peace for all of the family. I worked with Roger for many years in the New Haven School, and will remember Roger always. He was such a kind and respectful man, who would do anything for you. God's peace to your family.
Gary and Rose Pittenger - May 10, 2023
Heath, Collette, Whitney and Macey, so sorry for your loss, sending prayers.
Tommy Robinson - May 10, 2023
Prayers for the family and friends I’m sorry for your loss.
Brenda Triplett Newman - May 9, 2023
Evelyn and family, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Thinking you you all.
Harold and Marcella Handshoe - May 9, 2023
We’re very sorry to hear about Roger passing away…sending you Evelyn, and his family our prayers and love in your time of grief. May you find comfort in your precious memories of your loved one!
Sandra Polachek - May 9, 2023
I am so very sorry for your loss. Roger was a great person and was always very helpful. I am sure he will be greatly missed.
Sandra Polachek - May 9, 2023
I am so very sorry for your loss. Roger was a great person and was always very helpful. I am sure he will be greatly missed.