Gary was born on December 18, 1941 in Little Rock, AR to Otis and Wilma Robinson. Gary graduated from Wichita Falls High in 1960, a proud member of the State Champion Coyote football team. Gary’s athletic ability led him to receive numerous college athletic scholarships, eventually playing minor league ball. Gary went on to graduate from Wichita Falls Police Academy and served in law enforcement for numerous years.
Gary had a passion for sports, and was a devoted Dallas Cowboys fan- never missing a game or an opportunity to tell you about America’s Team. He enjoyed raising and showing dogs, qualifying and attending the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show several times through the years. When not showing dogs, Gary raised and showed quarter horses, winning several grand championships. Gary dedicated his free time to coaching his children’s sports teams- he was always their biggest fan.
In 1996 Gary married Melissa Staton, and together they raised their blended family into a single loving home. They enjoyed 24 years of camping, fishing, boating, traveling to Wichita Falls for reunions and simply spending their days together and with their children and grandchildren.
Gary is preceded in death by his parents and mother-in-law Annette Staton. He is survived by his wife, Melissa Robinson of Hugo, OK. Children, Gari Lynn Collins & her husband Doug of Wichita Falls, TX, Robert Robinson & his wife Teri of Conway, SC, Steven Robinson & his wife Rita of Wichita Falls, TX, Kevin Robinson & his wife Inger of Australia, Joel Robinson of Hugo, OK, Andrea Ramirez and her husband Charlie of Paris, TX, Amanda Bobb & her husband David of Hugo, OK, Jack Robinson of Oklahoma City, OK as well as 14 grandchildren including Kirsten, Andrew, Walker and Abby of Paris, TX and Sophia, Chance, Hadilyn and Hayden of Hugo, OK.
Gary will truly be missed by his family and his friends, he touched countless lives while here on this earth.
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