Forrest G. “Roddy” Robinson, 72 of Houston, passed away February 13, 2014 at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center in Houston, Texas surrounded by his family.
Roddy was born October 3, 1941 in Houston, the son of Forrest Gano Robinson and Della Margaret Hood Nodden, who have preceded him in death. He was a veteran in the United States Army serving in Korea as Military Policy and most recently as a security guard.
He is survived by his sister June Ryan of Houston, Texas; his nieces and their family’s Cheryl and Kelly Keyworth, Lori Williams and her daughter, April and Louis Restrepo, all of Houston, Texas; his aunt Helen Wilkinson of San Antonio; his cousins and their family’s; Lt. Col. (Ret.) Paul Wilkinson, Glenda McCormick of Colorado, Martin Robinson, Gerry Gimber, Ken Gimber, Valerie Kennedy, Glenn Hood and Glenda Massinon.
Visitation will be Tuesday, February 18, 2014 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am at the James Crowder Funeral Home at 401 Texas Ave, La Marque, Texas. A Graveside service will be a 11:45 am at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery, 7301 Memorial Drive, Hitchcock, Texas, with Marty Robinson, officiating.
Pallbearers honoring Roddy are Martin Robinson, Gerry Gimber, Ken Gimber, Paul Wilkinson, Louis Restrepo, Christian Restrepo, Casey Keyworth and honorary pallbearer Kelly Keyworth.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorials to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311