Eldred Robinson, Sr., 78, of 114 Riverbrook Dr., passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Husband of Vernell Palmer Robinson, he was born in Cherokee County on December 18, 1939 to Clarence and Anna Ray Robinson.
He was a member of Mark Hill Baptist Church and a retiree of the Draper Corporation.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Harold, Michael, Randy, Clarence, and Heanon Robinson; one sister, Diane Smith; eight brothers-in-law, Billie Dean, Johnny, Jimmy, Tom, Dennis, Jessie, Clarence, and June Palmer; and one sister-in-law, Elmer Cumberlander.
Surviving are: wife, Vernell, of Gaffney; two sons, Eldred Robinson, Jr. and Clarence Lee Robinson of Charlotte; two daughters, Jennifer Copeland (Leon) of the home and Nellie Robinson of Gaffney; three sisters, Sarah Tate of Gaffney, Shirley Jean Jefferies of Baltimore, and Harriet Adams (Frank) of Union; seven grandchildren, Teronn Littlejohn, Paulette Miller, Kelvin Robinson, Jontae Thompson (Latasha), A.J. Littlejohn, T.J. Thompson, Ebony Robinson; eighteen great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Due to inclement weather on Sunday, December 8th, the Funeral Service will be Saturday, December 15, at 2:00 p.m., in Mark Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Sterling Farr officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. He will be in state in the church Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
The family is at the home of his daughter, Jennifer Copeland of 114 Riverbrook Drive.
The Gilmore Mortuary