Basil W. Robinson Sr.

Nov 06, 2012
Basil W. Robinson Sr.

Rockport — Basil Wyman Robinson Sr., 70, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at Maine Medical Center in Portland after battling ALS.

Born in Camden Sept. 12, 1942, he was the son of Sarah (Sadie) Francis (Drinkwater) Robinson and John Cecil Robinson Sr. He was predeceased by his sister Bertha (Robinson) Bachelor. He was a graduate of Rockport High School.

Basil was a gifted and talented craftsman, business owner, and cherished member of the Midcoast area. He was best known for his quality construction, mechanic abilities, love of Moxie, and great love of westerns.

He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Marjorie D. Robinson, and their children: Elizabeth Noyes, Cynthia Kenyon, Kathy-Jo Parent, Susan Haynes, Kathy Wilson, Basil Robinson Jr., David Robinson, Jason Robinson, and Della Weeks; 16 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and his brother John C. Robinson Jr.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Nov.10 from 1 to 4 p.m. at High Mountain Hall, 5 Mountain St., Camden.

Donations may be made to the Basil Robinson Memorial Fund, at any Key Bank location.

Comments (2)
Posted by: kay cochran | Nov 06, 2012 15:16

Very sorry to read about Basil, I started school with him at the Knowlton St. school in Camden.  I did not know he was sick.  So sorry for your loss.


Posted by: Jennie Demmons | Nov 06, 2012 13:05

So very sorry for your loss. Basil and John were our landlords years ago. Basil was a great man and will be missed by all that knew him. My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family at this sad time.. R.I.P. Basil..

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