Joshua Robinson

August 16, 1947 ~ April 21, 2021 (age 73)

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Joshua "Josh" Reuben Robinson, 73,  passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

Josh was the twelfth of thirteen children born August 16, 1947 to the late Elder A.B. and Sallie Mae Glover Robinson. He attended the Asheville public schools and was a graduate of Stephens-Lee High School, Class of 1965. Josh was a veteran of the U S Army and received an honorable discharge. He was currently an employee of WLOS TV as a Master Control Operator with 43 years of service. As a youth, Josh joined St. John Church of God Holiness and served on the choir, men's quartet and supported the church financially.  Josh had a calm demeanor, easily established friendships and was adored by many people. 

He was preceded in death by sisters, Elizabeth Robinson, Mary Robinson Baxter, Blanche Robinson Glenn, Debra Robinson and Esther Robinson Moland; brothers, Jesse, Joseph, Samuel and Daniel Robinson.

Surviving family include sisters, Rebecca Cofer (Walter) and Rachel Robinson; brother, Elder Paul Robinson (Diann); several nieces, nephews and cousins; other relatives and friends. 

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April 27, 2021

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April 28, 2021

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