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George B. Robinson, Jr.

Obituary for George B. Robinson, Jr.

October 14, 1945 - April 30, 2020
Newark, Delaware | Age 74

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George B. Robinson Jr. of Newark, DE, age 74, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020. George was born on October 14, 1945 in Newark, DE to the late George B. Robinson Sr. and Hilda (Reed) Bromwell.

George joined Aetna Hose Hook & Ladder Company in Newark, DE in 1967 where he was an active firefighter and driver in his early years, president for 6 years, director for 30 years and was the hall manager for over 30 years. He was also a Mason member of the Hiram Lodge #25 in Newark, DE. He had also managed several movie theaters. George was a John Wayne fan, collected Hess trucks and also loved and collected bald eagles. He loved Disney World and traveled there often.

George is survived by his daughter, Elaine (Katy) Waters of Newark, DE; son, John C. Robinson of Odessa, DE; stepson, Glen A. Bennett of Wilmington, DE; brother, Frank R. Robinson and his wife, Monica of Lewes, DE; 4 grandchildren: Heather Tharp, Amanda Tharp, Jacob Robinson, Cody Robinson; and 6 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, George is preceded in death by his wife, Reva Mae Robinson and his sister, Sallie Robinson Klinger.

Services for George will be held privately and at the convenience of the family but there will be a Life Celebration held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the "Aetna Hose Hook and Ladder Company" and can be sent to R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 W. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711.

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122 W. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
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