News From Terre Haute, Indiana

January 21, 2014

Charles Junior Robinson


TERRE HAUTE — Charles Junior Robinson, 78, of Terre Haute, passed away at 7:20 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born in Vigo County on Aug. 8, 1935, to Charles Robinson Sr. and Dorothy Wycoff Robinson. He was a retired steel worker from Stran Steel.  

He is survived by his wife, Laura Gillie Robinson, one daughter, Nicole Robinson Strader, and two sons, Mark Robinson and Brian Robinson, all of Terre Haute. Also surviving are three grandsons, Joshua Robinson, Brandon Crews, and Jason Strader; four granddaughters, Ashley Ellinger and (husband Bobbie), Leeanna Herrera, Jaydon Robinson, and Brianna Robinson; a great-grandson, Gage Ellinger; great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Ellinger; and three sisters, Sandy Layton, Charlotte Harden, and Sharon Robinson.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, John; two sisters, Carol and Wanda; as well as two grandsons, David and Justin.  

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in DeBaun Springhill Chapel, with the Rev. Larry Spear officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.  Visitation will be 10 a.m. until services Thursday. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the family to help defray funeral expenses, in his memory. Online condolences can be left at: