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Richard "Rob" E. Robison

Richard Richard “Rob” Robison passed away on March 9, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, KS.

Rob was born on January 8, 1951 in Boise, ID, the youngest son of William & Margaret Robison. Rob was preceded in death by his father and mother, brother Bill Robison and sister Eleanor ‘Sis” VanBenthuysen. He is survived by his ex-wife Jennifer Robison, sons Troy, Ty and Michael Robison, sister Patricia “Pat” Stasi and brother-in-law Bob, sister-in-law Joyce Robison, nieces and nephews Barbie, Charlie “Bill”, Tammy, Teena, Mike, Robin, Chris, Kim, Billy and seven grandchildren.

He was a friend to many and felt honored to be a father figure to Amanda Eales, Anthony Dodson and Zachary Langston. Rob grew up in Portland, OR, where he played Little League Baseball and graduated from Centennial High School in Gresham, OR. He served 8 years in the United States Army as a Military Policeman and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. After serving in the military, Rob was a police officer and investigator for the Riley County Police Department and later worked at Hawley Printing, the American Institute of Baking and was a member of the American Legion Post 17. Rob always had a smile on his face and many will remember him whistling, golfing or visiting with friends with an occasional beer in hand.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Good Shepherd Hospice House or the American Legion Post 17 in Manhattan. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

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