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Mr. Robinson Mr. Robinson Kenneth “Dale” Robinson, 79, died Nov. 28, 2017.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 2, at First Baptist Church of Rockdale. Burial was later Saturday at Evergreen Cemetery, near Iola.

Mr. Rob inson was a native Texan, born on the family farm in Mount Blanco, on Jan. 19, 1938, to Edd and Agnes Robinson.

He married his high school sweetheart, Jane Neal Robinson, on June 29, 1957. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this past summer.

Mr. Robinson graduated with a bachelor of science in agriculture from Texas Tech University, where he played football for the Red Raiders.

He was the owner of Parks & Recreation Planning Association Inc. in Austin, where he planned and built recreational areas and golf courses throughout the State of Texas. Later in his career, he worked for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department until his retirement in 2003.

Mr. Robinson was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Katherine; and three brothers Randall, Raymond and Wendell Robinson.

Survivors are his wife, Jane; two daughters, Katherne Carson and husband Tim Carson of Iola, Karen Robinson Smith and husband Troy Smith of Austin; a grandson, W. Dale Robinson and wife Jessica Robinson of Albuquerque, New Mexico; two grandchildren, Robert Carson, and Kimberly Doty and husband Ray Doty of Iola; a great-grandchild, John Carson of Iola; and four brothers, Duane, Wynn, Jerry and James Robinson.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Research Center at alz.org.


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