Richard R. Robison, age 83, of Wauseon, passed away Friday morning, September 19, 2014 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Prior to his retirement he had been an Operating Engineer with Local 18 in Toledo, working for Gradel, Inc.
Richard was born in Fulton County on July 29, 1931, the son of Bernard L. and Catherine (Armitage) Robison. On April 18, 1953 he married Roberta J. Kelley, and she preceded him in death in 2010. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Wauseon. A Navy Veteran of the Korean War, he was also a lifetime member of the Wauseon VFW Post 7424, the Wauseon Robinson Gibbs American Legion Post, and the Napoleon AMVETS Post 1313.
Surviving are his children; Debra (Leslie) Haas of Delta, Teresa Bell of Norwalk, Joni Yacob of Norwalk, Tammy (Gary) Cochrane of Wauseon, Steve “Ollie” (Renee) Robison of Wauseon and Lee “Luke” (Brenda) Robison of Wauseon. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, brother, Alfred Robison and sister, Helen Masales.
Visitation for Richard will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon, where the funeral will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be given to Fulton County Health Center Diabetic Education or Fulton County Heart Radiothon.