Carl L. Robinson

    Carl L. Robinson, 77, Decatur, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at his residence.
    He was born in Portland Jan. 12, 1937, to the late John S. and Violet V. (Arnett) Robinson.
    On Dec. 1, 1956 he married Donna M. Trammel; she survives in Decatur.
    Carl was a mechanic and served in the United States Air Force. He was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service for significant contributions to the improvement in maintenance of the wing’s mission. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Staff Sargent.
   Among survivors are two sons, Steve C. Robinson of Decatur and Rob L. “Butch” Robinson of Huntertown; two daughters, Carrie D. Robinson of Decatur and Pam K. (Robin) Bower of Fort Wayne; three brothers, Johnnie Robinson and Jack Robinson, both of Fort Wayne and Royal Robinson of North Carolina; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn Shugart.
    Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, with calling prior to the service from 10 a.m.-noon. Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery, with military graveside rites by American Legion Post 43.
    Memorials are to Tri-County Dialysis-Decatur.
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