Anthony Wilding Robinson, 85, of Hendersonville, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at the Brian Center, following a period of declining health. A lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was a son of the late Chief and Beatrice Robinson.
He retired as a drill instructor following a 20 plus years of service in the U.S. Army, and was a member of the VFW Post 5206, American Legion Post 77, and was a Governor of the Moose Lodge. Anthony was an auto enthusiast who never met a stranger, and easily made friends wherever his travels took him.
He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Doris Frances Robinson; son, Billy Robinson; step-sons, Curtis Kirby and his wife Christina, and Derek Kirby.
A graveside service, with military rites, will be held at 3 pm on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Curtis Kirby will officiate the service