Donald S. Robinson, Sr.

Donald S. Robinson, Sr.


Passed: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Funeral: Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Birth Date: Wednesday, March 22, 1922
Age: 94
Location: Lyman

Donald Stewart Robinson, Sr., of Lyman, S.C., passed away Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Born on March 22, 1922 in Greer, S.C., he was the son of the late John Anderson Robinson and May Stewart Robinson.

He was a graduate of Greer High School, Furman University, and served his country as a Naval Aviator in WWII.

A former President of Greer Federal Savings and Loan Association, then Regional President and Corporate Director of First Savings Bank, he served as a Director of Savings and Loan League of South Carolina, Director and Chairman of South Carolina Service Corporation, member of the Budget Committee of United Way of Greenville, Director on the board of Senior Action of Greenville, member of the Kiwanis Club, Emeritus Member of the Poinsett Club, member of the "Warbirds" of Spartanburg, and a lifetime member of Greer First Baptist Church.

After retirement, he remained an avid traveler, reader, boater, gardener, and pilot.

He built an airstrip at his home and continued to fly his private plane until he was 80 years old.


Don is survived by his wife, Peggy Snoddy Smith Robinson; daughter, Lynne Robinson of Greenville, S.C.; son, Stewart Robinson and wife, Karen of Roebuck, S.C.; son, Ken Smith and wife, Susan of Greenville, S.C.; and son, Jeff Smith and wife, Cathy of Spartanburg, S.C., as well as grandchildren Nick Huff, Meredith Huff, Jake Robinson, Nathan Robinson, Sydney Smith, and Palmer Smith.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Marian Bobo Robinson; his sister, Eleanor Robinson Moorehead; and brothers, William Anderson Robinson and Richard Edmund Robinson.

Funeral Services:

Visitation will be held 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at The Wood Mortuary.

A graveside service with military honors will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Greer, S.C. on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 2:00 p.m., officiated by his daughter, Rev. Lynne Robinson.

Pallbearers will be Don?s sons and grandsons, along with a close family friend, Brud Peeples.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Greer Community Ministries, P.O. Box 1373, Greer, S.C. 29652.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

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