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Hansel Melvin Robinson

October 23, 1922 ~ June 22, 2019 (age 96)

Hansel M. Robinson, age 96 formerly of Jackson, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Point Look Out Nursing Home in Hollister, MO, where he had been a resident for a brief time.

He was born October 23, 1922 in Stoddard County, Missouri the son of Hansel “Kelcy” and Mamie McClard Robinson.   

Hansel married Evelyn McCamish January 11, 1946 in Dexter, Missouri. She passed away March 20, 2016.

Hansel and Evelyn were members of Connection Point Church in Jackson.

Hansel was an Elementary School Principal, retiring in 1986 from Washington Elementary School in Cape Girardeau. He was a WWII veteran having been inducted into the U. S. Army Air Force January 12, 1943 and honorably discharged September 7, 1945 as Staff Sargent.  He was stationed in Rhineland, Ardennes, Central Europe, Normandy and Northern France.

Loving survivors include three children, Joanna (David) Clifton of Branson, Missouri, Ellen Robinson of Bozeman, Montana, and James (Rita) Robinson of Traverse City, Michigan; seven grandchildren, Crystal Clifton, Anna (Rich) Watson, Amelie Morgan, Zachory (Jamie) Morgan, Jennifer (Kelley) Standerfer, Eric (Sarah) Robinson, and Caleb Robinson; six great grandchildren .  Also surviving are three sisters, Wilma Clodfelter of Grand Blanc, Michigan, Edith (Charles) Gardner of Edwardsville, Illinois, and Edna Diana Beggs, of Jackson.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Hattie Bennett-Brown, Wanda Faith, and Mary Staggs.

Visitation will be from 9-10:45 a.m. Monday, July 1, 2019 at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.  Funeral service will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home with Rev. Chris Vaught officiating.  A committal service will be at 3 p.m. at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri with military honors.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to the Connection Point Church Building Fund, 1506 S. Farmington St., Jackson, Missouri 63755.

Donations may be made to:

Connection Point Church Building Fund
1506 S. Farmington Road Jackson, Jackson MO 63755
Tel: 1-573-243-8467

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