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Granville Orman Robinson passed away Monday,  Nov. 28, 2016, in Oklahoma City.  He was 82.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at the Eastside Baptist Church, with the Rev. David Standifer officiating and Bill Brewer assisting.  Burial will be in the Foster Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation in Marlow.
 Granville was born Tuesday,  June 26, 1934, in Foster to Henry Colin and Lilly Belle (Dennis) Robinson.  His grade school years where at Mountain View and he graduated from Pernell High School, with some college classes to follow.  Granville married Marjorie Jane Ledbetter in Ardmore in 1952, she preceded him in death.  He later married Iris June White in Albuquerque, she also preceded him in death.  Granville worked in road construction for more than 28 years, he was the concrete superintendent and he also farmed for more than 28 years as well.  He worked and lived in New Mexico for many years before returning back to the Marlow area.  On April 20, 2004, he married Joyce L. (White) Barrington in Las Vegas, NV.  Granville loved the outdoors, being around the lake and going camping.  He enjoyed square dancing and a good visit with family and friends.  Granville was very active in the Marlow Senior Citizens and in his Church, Eastside Baptist Church where served  in the Nursing Home Ministry Group.  He will be remembered well and will be missed dearly by all who loved him so much.     
Survivors include, wife, Joyce Barrington of the home; saughter, Sheila Jane Robinson of Duncan; daughter, Nancy Rascon of Austin, Texas; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; brothers, Orville Robinson and wife Judy of Marlow and Joe Robinson of Duncan; sisters, Leona Graham of NC, Betty Carroll of Duncan, Erma Potts of Bray, Linda Marshall of Oklahoma City, Sharon Eaves of Marlow and Kathy Lyday of Duncan; and numerous nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Howard and a sister, Lorita Robinson.
Family members will serve as Pallbearers.Honorary Pallbearers will be:  Buzz Carter, the Rev. Toby Walker and the Eastside Baptist Church Nursing Home Ministry Group.
Family visitation is set for 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at the Funeral Home. 
Online condolences may be made to www.callawaysmithcobb.com.
Published on November 29, 2016
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