August 21, 2018
Paul Wilton Robinson age 93 of Smithville, passed away Sunday night, August 19, 2018 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was born June 20, 1925 to his parents, the late Charlie A. and Gladys Bailiff Robinson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Jo Dean Dillard and a brother, Bill Robinson. Paul graduated the Freewill Baptist College and was a longtime Missionary with the Freewill Baptist Church; he was a faithful member of the Smithville First Freewill Baptist Church, a U.S. Navy Veteran having served in WWII and was a member of the American Legion. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 68 years, Amy L. Robinson of Smithville; 2 children, Ken and wife Bia Robinson of Murfreesboro and Becky Robinson and husband, David Parker of Smithville; 6 grandchildren, Chloe (Colin) Calhoun, Claire Robinson, Paul Holland, Zach (Amanda) Parker, Samantha Parker and Hannah Parker; 1 great-grandson, Colin Bret Calhoun, III and all of Paul and Amy’s Extended Missionary Family. In addition to flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Foreign Mission Fund of the Freewill Baptist Church. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Thursday 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.