Bill Robison, 86

Bill Robison, 86, North Manchester, passed away Sept. 21 at his residence. He was born in Fulton County on Jan. 7, 1927 to Arthur and Valura Robison.

He graduated from Gilead High School and ws a member of the Moose Lodge. He married Betty Hileman on Sept. 25, 1950. He enjoyed coon hunting, fishing, various types of racing and traveling the western states.

Bill is survived by two sons, Robert (Jo) Robison and Rick (Kim) Robison, both of North Manchester; three daughters, Carolyn Brown and Diann (Robbie) Applegate, both of North Manchester, and Rita (Don) Kinsey, Warsaw; one sister, Sally Cole, Austn, Texas; 18 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Esther Harmon, and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, Sept. 29 at 3 p.m. at the Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut St., North Manchester, with Pastor J.P. Freeman. Friends and family may call on Sept. 29 from 1-3 p.m. at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Congregational Christian Church and Visiting Nurse and Hospice, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne.

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Posted on 2013 Sep 24