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Bob Robinson

Bob Henry Robinson

Sunday, October 20th, 1946 - Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Bob Henry Robinson, 73, of Cottonwood passed away at his home on December 10, 2019.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, December 14, at 2:00 PM at Higginbotham Funeral Home Chapel in Cross Plains, Texas with R.D. Childers officiating. Burial will follow at Cottonwood Cemetery in Cottonwood, Texas. The family will have a time of visitation Friday, December 13 from 5:00-6:30 pm at Higginbotham Funeral Home in Cross Plains, Texas.

Bob was born on October 20, 1946 in. Gorman, Texas to William T. (Bill) and Mable Barnes Robinson. He attended Cross Plains schools, and on June 23, 1967 he married Barbara Cookie Clark. They spent 52 ½ years enjoying life adventures together. After graduation, he entered the Air Force and served 4 years during the Vietnam War. One of those years was spent as combat support at Takhli AFB, Thailand.

After completing his service, he worked at 3M in Brownwood, TX then attended Phoenix School of Welding in Phoenix, AZ. He then moved back to Texas and went to work for Warren Cat of Abilene where he worked until retirement after 25 years. During his time, there he held several positions including welding & fabrication shop foreman, field service shop foreman, field service mechanic, and inspector for international sales.

Bob was an avid hunter and fisherman. He became involved in 4-H Shooting Sports with his son Brian. He & Cookie become Texas 4-H Shooting Sports Training Team members and spent many years traveling all over the state training coaches and conducting events for the 4-H Shooting Sports youth.

Bob was the president of the Cottonwood Historical Association where he worked diligently preserving and maintaining the cemeteries in Cottonwood. He was also the Vice Chair of the Callahan County Historical Commission, using his skills to erect markets for historical sites in the county.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents William T. (Bill) and Mable Barnes Robinson and sister Vivian Robinson Bush. He is survived by his wife Barbara (Cookie) Clark Robinson, sister Martha Robinson Malone, son Brian William Robinson, and numerous nieces, nephews, and close friends who each brought tremendous meaning and joy to his life.

The family requests memorials be sent to the Cottonwood Historical Association Cemetery Fund.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, December 13th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    When
    Friday, December 13th, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Location
    Higginbotham Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    309 Northeast 4th Street
    CROSS PLAINS, TX 76443
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  • Service

    Saturday, December 14th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, December 14th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Higginbotham Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    309 Northeast 4th Street
    CROSS PLAINS, TX 76443
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  • Interment

    Location
    Cottonwood Cemetery
    Address
    County Road 429
    CROSS PLAINS, TX 76443
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Cookie..... please know how sorry we are to hear about Bob. Sending our love.
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