The Obit For Harry Robison

Harry Miller Robison
2/23/28 - 8/7/2011

Published in The Virginian Pilot on September 5, 2011

Harry Miller Robison of Portsmouth, VA passed peacefully on Sunday, August 7, 2011 in Sanford, FL.

He was born in Salisbury, North Carolina on February 23, 1928 and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Portsmouth, Virginia and the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Harry was recruited in college by the Boston Red Sox and played professional baseball for 1 year and was inducted into the Tidewater Virginia Softball Hall of Fame in 1991.

Harry was preceded in death by his parents, Mary Ruth and Thomas Lee Robison, one brother, (USN Ret. Capt.) John T. Robison and his wife, Louise Robison.

He is survived by two sons, Thomas Lee Robison of Virginia Beach, James Barry Robison of Newport News, Virginia and one daughter, Teresa Robison Collard of Winter Park, FL. He was a loving grandfather to his three Granddaughters, Lauren Courtney Robison of San Antonio, Texas and Zoe & Abigail Collard of Winter Park, FL.

He is also survived by one sister, Hilda McDonald & a cousin Pauline Martin of Santa Rosa Beach, FL.

In Lieu of flowers memorial donations to: Centenary United Methodist Church, 3312 Cedar Lane, Portsmouth, VA 23703.

A Memorial Reception to celebrate Harry's life will take place at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 24, 2011 in Hardy Hall at Centenary United Methodist Church.