Jimmie C. Robinson, Jr.
Jimmie Robinson passed away peacefully on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids following a brief illness.
James Clack Robinson, Jr. was born on March 7, 1933 in Danville, Virginia to James C. Robinson, Sr. and Mary Casteen Robinson. He was predeceased by his parents, his sister Nell Robinson Herndon Edwards, and his daughter, Martha Robinson Keim.
Jimmie graduated with a degree in Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served as President of his Pharmacy class and regent of the Kappa Psi fraternity. He was the Pharmacist and owner of Central Pharmacy for more than 20 years. He served the Roanoke Rapids area as a pharmacist for more than 50 years.
Jimmie loved his family, the Tar Heels, golf, surf fishing and spending time with friends. He never met a stranger and he always had a smile, a kind word and a joke for everyone.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Peggy Pierpont Robinson; a son, Andy Robinson and his wife, Jodie, of Durham; a daughter, Marge Robinson Marks of Roanoke Rapids; two granddaughters, Becky Keim of Richmond, VA and Glen Keim of Durham; one grandson, James Keim of Raleigh; a brother, Jack Robinson and his wife, Virginia, of Greensboro; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at All Saints Episcopal Church in Roanoke Rapids with Rev. W. Worth Jennings, III officiating.
A reception will follow in the All Saints Parish House.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association at https://donatenow.heart.org or American Heart Association / American Stroke Association, 10 Glenlake Pkwy NE South Tower Ste 400 Atlanta, GA 30328.