LeRoy Robinson

Dates

April 30, 1936 - October 29, 2017

Obituary

LeRoy Robinson, 81, of Mitchell died Sunday, October 29, 2017 at his home. Funeral mass will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Mitchell with burial at Servicemen’s Memorial Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be 5-7:00 PM Friday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church with a 7:00 PM scripture service.

Leroy Anthony Robinson was born on April 30, 1936 at Mitchell, SD to Maurice and Irene (Allington) Robinson. He attended school in Mitchell and graduated from Norte Dame High School in 1954. He was a member of the National Guards. He married Anita Blindauer on October 29, 1956 at Holy Family Catholic Church. He started LeRoy Robinson Housemoving in 1958. In 2003 his sons bought the business and LeRoy continued to go to work with them every day until he became ill in April of 2017. Robinson Housemoving was honored as Mitchell Prairie Family Business of the year in 2016.

He was a member of the Holy Spirit Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, watching sports on TV (especially the LA Dodgers as he was an avid fan), and gardening. He loved to play pinochle and cribbage. His greatest joy in life was his family.

He is survived by his wife Anita. His children Patrick (PhyIlis O’Neill) of Fulton, Michael (Cindy Fraser) of Mitchell, Lisa (David) Reuland of White Lake, MichelIe (Kenneth) SchoenfeIder of Mitchell, Mark of Mitchell and Gregory (Jamie Braden) of Mitchell. 18 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Brothers: Jerry, Richardson TX; Leonard, LasVegas NV and Jackie (Bev) Robinson, Mitchell. Sister-in-law Joan Robinson, Sioux Falls.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Art.


Visitation(s)

Date
Friday, November 3, 2017
Time
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location
Scripture service begins at 7:00 PM

Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1401 W Cedar Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301

Service

Date
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time
10:30 AM
Location
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1401 W Cedar Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301

Cemetery

Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery
600 W 23rd Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301


Posted by Codington County FSA on November 6, 2017
Our prayers and thoughts are with your family at this difficult time. May your memories give you comfort in the days ahead. God Bless.
Posted by Joe allington on November 3, 2017
Our prayers are with you
Posted by Patty Allington Gillen on November 3, 2017
Prayers for my cousin LeRoy, Anita and family - may God continue to bless you and give you all strength during this difficult time.
Posted by Carol Feterl Berg on November 2, 2017
Leo so sorry for your loss. Take Care
Posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on November 2, 2017
You all are in our thoughts and prayers . LeRoy was a great guy with his family always at his side . He will be missed by all that was blessed to know him .
Posted by Fr. Michael Schneider on November 2, 2017
You are all in my prayers, keep moving on.
Posted by Barb and Tom Lewis, Colorado on October 31, 2017
May God hear your prayers, and lift you up in your time of sorrow. You are in our hearts and prayers, along with your family
Posted by Julie Phillips on October 29, 2017
Prayers & hugs 2 my aunt Anita. All my cousins & there extended family. Such a great man, hard worker, loved hunting & fishing. And a great friend 2 my.dad Clair Blindauer
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