Upon his discharge from the Navy as Motor Machinist 2nd Class at Norfolk, Va., he received the Good Conduct Medal, the American Area Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
He worked at Hick's Garage, Greencastle, and the New York Central Iron Works and the Pennsylvania Railway, both of Hagerstown. He retired from the former A.G. Crunkleton Electric Co. in 1990, and later drove delivery trucks for Caleb Martin of Hagerstown and E.L.M. Garage of Greencastle.
He and his wife enjoyed traveling, and he was fortunate to have been able to visit 47 states, Alaska, The Yukon and many Canadian Provinces. He also enjoyed taking care of his lawn and shrubbery.
Dick was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, Ralph S. Tagg Jr. Chapter 14, Washington County, Md., member of Harry D. Zeigler VFW Post 6319, Frank L. Carbaugh American Legion Post 373 and The Atomic Veterans Association, all of Greencastle. He was a member of the National AARP and a former member of the State Line Ruritan Association.
Mr. Robinson was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ State Line since 1990 and a former 39-year member of Trinity United Brethren Church of State Line.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sisters, Virginia (Seacrest) Glass, Chambersburg, and Phyllis Ellzey, Marion, Pa.; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Glenn Robinson, who died Nov. 12, 1981.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 15, at 10:30 a.m. from Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with the Rev. Dr. Edwin Higginbottom officiating. Burial with military honors by the Chambersburg VFW Post 1599 will be in Beautiful View Cemetery, Middleburg, Md.
There will be no viewing, but the family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Trinity United Church of Christ, Attn: Brenda Faust, P.O. Box 266, State Line, PA 17263.
Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.zimmermanfh.com.