Mr. James R. Robinette, Sr, age 71, of Egolf Road, Bedford, died at 11:20 AM, Thursday, May 24th, 2012 at Pennknoll Village, Snake Spring Twp.
Mr. Robinette was born in Everett, on July 10, 1940, he was the son of the late Scott E. Sr. and Olive (Mills) Robinette. He was a retired truck driver for Everett Hardwood, and served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany. Jim enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with his grandchildren.
On February 25, 1967, he married Cynthia "Cindy" (Grimes) Robinette.
In addition to his wife he is survived by Son- James R. , Jr husband of Tracy (Kendall) Robinette, Bedford; Son- Thomas R. husband of Melissa (Dively) Robinette, Bedford; Son- Scott A. husband of Jamie (Bassetti) Robinette, New Enterprise; Sister- Lillian Pepple, Everett; Brother- Walter "Hank" Robinette, Everett; Sister- Lois "Peg" wife of Walter Mowchan, Churchville, MD; Sister- Joann "Polly" wife of Delmar Leader, Everett; Brother- Donald "Tom" husband of Renee Robinette, Morgantown, WV; Sister- Arlene "Ene" wife of Fred Fluke, Bedford; Brother- Gerald "Jerry" husband of Carol Robinette, Willow Street; Brother- Robert "Mick" husband of Bonnie "Rachel"(Foor) Robinette, Everett; Brother- William "Bill" husband of Charlotte Robinette, Mt. Joy. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren-Caleb, Makayla, Molli, Marayah, Matthew, Michael, Hunter, and Josie.
Jim was preceded in death by 2 infant daughters-Susan & Christine, a brother Scott E. Robinette, Jr "June", 2 sisters-Doris "Sis" Howlett & Marian "Betts"Giffin, and an infant sister.
A funeral service will be held at Louis Geisel Funeral Home, Bedford, at 2:00 PM on Sunday, May 27th, 2012 with Pastor Jeff Welsch officiating.
Interment at Trans Run Cemetery Bedford.
Friends are invited to call Saturday 2-4 and 6-8 PM and Sunday 1-2 PM at Louis Geisel Funeral Home, Bedford.