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John Robinson, Jr.

April 15, 1935 October 29, 2018
John Robinson, Jr.
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Obituary for John Robinson, Jr.

John Robinson, Jr. passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018. He was 83.

A native of Clarksdale, Mississippi, born April 15, 1935, he was the son of the late Junior and Carrie Bell Sanders Robinson. Mr. Robinson had been employed with the City of Jackson retiring after 33 ½ years of service. He was a man of many talents who was also known as the life of the party. He enjoyed gardening, hunting and was brilliantly creative with his artistic hands. He could play the organ, build things or repair an automobile; his skills were many. He loved his family and will be missed dearly.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his companion, Dorothy Nell Claxton; sons, Burnette Claxton and James Claxton; sisters, Murdice Robinson and Katie Kitchens Bracey; and a brother, Robert Robinson.

He is survived by his loving daughters: Gladys Merritt, Bobbie Jo White (Ben), Linda Jordan (Levon), and Roshel Bullie (Lonzo); his sons: Larry Claxton (Gwen), Ronnie Claxton (Angela), and Wardell Claxton (Jacqueline); a sister, Sadie Wilson; daughters-in-law, Debbie Claxton and Sara Ann Claxton; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other loving relatives.

The funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at We Care Church, 139 Colonial Circle, Jackson, the Rev. Charlie Clark, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Lakewood South Memorial Park on McCluer Rd.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday evening at Sebrell Funeral Home in Ridgeland.

Pallbearers will be Levon Jordan, Curtis Claxton, Spencer Robinson, Christopher Whalen, Calvin Sanders, Jason Claxton.

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Visitation

Friday

2

Nov

6:00 PM 11/2/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/2/2018 8:00:00 PM
Sebrell Funeral Home

425 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Sebrell Funeral Home
425 Northpark Drive Ridgeland 39157 MS
United States

Service

Saturday

3

Nov

11:00 AM 11/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
We Care Church

139 Colonial Drive
Jackson, MS 39204

We Care Church
139 Colonial Drive Jackson 39204 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lakewood Memorial Park South Final Resting Place

430 McCluer Road
Jackson , MS 39212

430 McCluer Road Jackson 39212 MS
United States
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