Cecil Robinson, 1941-2020


Cecil Robinson, 78, of Mineola, passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at his home in Mineola. He was born on Aug. 18, 1941 in Mineola to the late Jim Robinson and Jimmie Steele Robinson.

Cecil was a Baptist, a retired furniture salesman, 32nd Degree Mason and member of the Castillian Masonic Lodge in Canton. He was preceded in death by parents; infant sister, Thelma Faye Robinson; and brother, Thomas E. Robinson.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Robinson of Mineola; daughter, Norvella Anderson and her husband Robbie of Quinlan; step-sons, David Massey, Billy Bob Massey and Joseph Massey of Canton; step-daughters, Bobbye Whited, Denise Dry, and Lana Chambless; granddaughter, Haley Anderson of Quinlan and grandson, Hayden Anderson of Quinlan; and brothers, James David Robinson of Houston and William Dale Robinson of Avinger.

Visitation was held on Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola. Funeral services were held on Friday, June 19, 2020 at Beaty Funeral Home at 10 a.m. with Rev. Greg Anders conducting. Interment followed at Sand Springs Cemetery in Mineola, with Mike Gross, Kerry Keller, David Robinson, Jr., Don Klinker and Bryan Robinson serving as pallbearers.