Freeman A. Robinson, 77, of Alton, died Friday, June 24, 2016, at Willow Rose Rehab and Heath Care in Jerseyville.
He was born August 7, 1938, in Herod, Illinois to Freeman Philmore and Violet (Burton) Robinson. He married Sharon Butler August 7, 1959. Freeman was retired from Laclede Steel in 1996 after 37 years of service.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Robinson of Alton; four sons, Mark Robinson of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, Matthew (Cheryl) Robinson of Godfrey, David Robinson of Alton, and Chris (Heather) Robinson of Brighton; two daughters, Starla (Royce) Dempsey of Imperial, Missouri, and Dezarea Robinson (Roger Denton) of Alton; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Larry Robinson of Harrisburg, Illinois, and Roger Robinson of Herod, Illinois; and a sister, Thelma (Lester) Wilson of Bethalto.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Willard and Darvin Robinson.
Visitation was held at 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. Burial followed at Roselawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials can be made in care of the family. Online guestbook available at http://www.paynicfh.com.