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CALVIN ROBINSON JR.

October 11, 1951 ~ May 16, 2020 (age 68)

Obituary

Calvin Robinson Jr., age 68,  passed away on May 16, 2020.  He was born to the late Emma Smith and Calvin Robinson Sr. in Selma, Alabama.   A graduate of Orrville Senior High School, Calvin excelled in baseball and on the football field.  After graduating from high school he served in the United States Marine Corps for 5 years.  Upon his honorable discharge from the Marine Corps, Calvin enlisted in the United States Army and served his country proudly, retiring from the Army after 22 years of dedication and devotion.  His next journey in life took him to the Gatesville Penitentiary in Texas, where he spent 20 years as a corrections officer and helped many women young and old get their lives back on track.  His last trip on his journey of servitude was as a Chef.  Calvin earned a Culinary Arts    Degree and enjoyed cooking for his family and friends.  Calvin will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

He leaves to cherish his memory his children: Shirley Robinson of  Canton, Ohio, Carla Edwards Robinson of Canton, Ohio, Calvin Marcet Robinson of New York, Jennifer Robinson of New York, Sherry Robinson of California, Ida Robinson of California, Jerome Robinson of California, Dominique Robinson of California, LaShawn Ray of Wooster, Ohio, Trey Dehart of Orville, Ohio; siblings, Glenn Smith Neil of Wooster of Ohio, Shirley Martin Robinson, Allen Robinson Sr., Roy Robinson, Ricky Robinson of Columbus, Ohio, and Stacy Robinson of Wooster, Ohio.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 19, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
FUNERAL HOME CANTON LOCATON
729 CHERRY AVE NE
CANTON, OHIO 44702

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