Thomas Robinson

Hamilton County

Jr.Thomas Mitchell "Popeye" Robinson Jr., 67, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, April 29, 2013, in a Madisonville, Kentucky hospital.He was a 1964 graduate of Howard High School and a 1976 graduate of Knoxville College, earning his bachelor of science degree in commerce. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. He retired from Ahlstrom Filtration in Madisonville, Ky., after 30 years of service. He was a member of Eastview Baptist Church in Madisonville where he served as the Financial Secretary and Youth Director.He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kenya; father, Thomas Mitchell Robinson Sr.; brother-in-law, Robert "Dusty" Dozier; uncle, Edward Walker; and niece, Shantay Dozier.Survivors include his sons, Lt. Jeffrey Robinson of USN, Oldenten, Md., and Timothy Reese, of Madisonville, Ky.; daughter, Tiffany Hester; three grandchildren; mother, Jewell Robinson-Sparks; brothers, Ronald (Clara) Robinson and James E. Robinson; sisters, Carolyn Y. Dozier and Jacqueline (Lewis) Casey; aunt, Mildred Gay all of Chattanooga; a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins; very dear friend, Eddie (Jenny) Saffels of Madisonville, Ky., and others.Visitation is today from 6-7 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.Funeral service will be Monday at 11:30 a.m. in the chapel with Reverend Shalmon T. Radford as the eulogist.Burial: Forest Hills Cemetery.

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