|Melvin H. "Mouse" Robinson, 63, of Freeport, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on July 11, 2005, at his residence ending his battle with cancer.|
He was born Oct. 25, 1941, in Calhoun County, son of the late Earl and Minnie Robinson.
Melvin was raised in Tanner, W.Va., and worked most of his life as a timber man at the sawmill and in the oil fields. Recently, he enjoyed life by doing wood crafts, tending to his flowers and birdwatching.
He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Karey Jo Robinson; one son, Tony (and Susan) Robinson of Stockport, Ohio; two daughters, Tina (and Mike) Davisson of Lost Creek, W.Va., and Shelia (and Joe) Hanson of Pikeville Ky.; six grandchildren, Kourtney, Travis and Shelby Robinson, Zebulon Davisson, Danny Jr. and Kimberly Stump; and step granddaughter, Stephanie Hanson; two brothers, Vinton (and Mary Jane) Robinson of Tanner, W.Va., and Glen (and Anne) Robinson of Lubeck; two sisters, Helen (and Lloyd) Keith of Mineral Wells and Judy (and Bill) Hardbarger of Washington; several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
It was his wish to donate his body to the Human Gift Registry, Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va. There will be no services at this time.
Friends and loved ones are encouraged to send memorials to the American Cancer Society (800-ACS-2345).
His many friends and family members will greatly miss his smiling face, warm personality, and kind-hearted nature.