Robert Eugene ‘Robbie’ Robison

Oct. 9, 1927 June 10, 2014

Robert Eugene “Robbie” Robison, 86, Altoona, died Tuesday afternoon at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Samuel J. and Mary (Greene) Robison. He married Joyce L. Perry on May 9, 1953, at Greenwood United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife; a son, Wayne Eugene and wife, Susan; a granddaughter, Kelley K. Robison; and two great-granddaughters: Hayden and Reese Robison. All are of Altoona.

He was preceded in death by two brothers: Samuel and Paul; and a sister, Betty.

Robbie was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during WWII and attaining the rank of sergeant. He retired as an assistant service manager for Mierley Motor Co. after 20 years of service. He was a member of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Sinking Valley, and the Heidelberg Country Club.

Robbie enjoyed tinkering in the basement, cleaning his vehicles and house work.

Friends will be received from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2014, at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, 2266 Kettle Road, Altoona, followed by a memorial service at 1:30 p.m., the Rev. Susan Yatta officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.

Arrangements are by Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona.