Lavon Robinson, Jr.

June 20, 1955 ~ May 4, 2020 (age 64)

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Mr. Lavon Robinson, Jr. 64 of Lillington, NC formerly of St. Pauls, NC peacefully passed Monday, May 4, 2020.  A Priviate Memorial Services will be 2:30 PM in Lillington, NC.

On June 20th, 1955, in St. Pauls, North Carolina, Lavon Robinson, Jr. was born, to the delight of his parents, the late Agnes Mae & Lavon Robinson, Sr.

Lavon was a gentle child.  When he was young, he attended church faithfully, Sunday School included.  He always said "I am God's child."

He yearned to experience the farm life, so during the summer months, he would assist his grandparents on the farm they lived on.  In 1972 Lavon joined the army and was stationed in Ft. Bragg, Fayetteville, NC and other bases.

Growing up, Lavon was a standout basketball player.  So much so, that even while serving time in prison, Lavon was being recruited to play basketball in NBA in Los Angeles, CA., Immediately following his release.  However, Lavon being the family man he was, chose to go see his mother first over being a professional basketball player.

In the summer of 1981, a beautiful "red" woman by the name of Janice Denise Graham was visiting family in St. Pauls and Lavon was smitten.  Six months later, Lavon married his soul-mate on December 6, 1981.

In the 80's, Lavon studied the trades of Brick Masonry and Carpentry.  He was the epitome of a provider for his family and wore many hats throughout the years.  Sanitation worker, Mechanic, Rigger (installing HVAC units), and was a handy man around the house.  Lavon Robinson, Jr. Loved his family! Period.  He broke his back providing for his family.

He is preceded in death by: his loving wife of 29 years, Janice Robinson; his parents, Lavon & Agnes; and a host of other friends and family.

Those left to cherish his memories are: his two sons, Terrell and Aaron; one daughter, his princess, Raven; five grandchildren, Kareem, Alexis, Ramell, Jayvon and Harvey (dog); brothers, Darius and James; one sister, Patricia; sisters-in-law, Linda, Chaniqua and Shakela; his favorite cousin, Sharon; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews he loved dearly; his nieces and nephews affectionately called him "Uncle Daddy"

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