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,
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