Lonnie Odell Robinson Jr., 81, of Hersey, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, July 8, 2017. He was born on January 2, 1936 in Kalamazoo, MI, the son of Lonnie Odell Robinson Sr. and Mary Lucille (Holley).
Lonnie graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He loved hunting and fishing, especially fly fishing on the Pere Marquette River.
He is survived by Josephine (Lamb) his wife of 22 years; one daughter Darci Robinson; two sons Brad and Curt Robinson, all of Portage, plus one brother David Robinson of Kalamazoo. Also surviving are four step-children, 18 step-grandchildren, and 11 great step-grandchildren.
Lonnie’s family will gather at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the Mohnke Funeral Home in Big Rapids to remember and celebrate Lonnie’s life. His family will greet friends beginning at 1:00 p.m. prior to a private family service. Interment will be at Bitely Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Michigan.