James Robinson of Kennett Square

James Robinson, 79, of Kennett Square, died Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Christiana Hospital. He was the husband of Zelma Crossan Robinson, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage.

Born in Doe Valley, Tenn., he was the son of the late Winsol James and the late Versie Norris Robinson.

James was an office supervisor at Kaolin Mushroom Farms, retiring in 2008 after 51 years of service.

He was a member of the Wilmington Power Squadron.

James enjoyed boating, farming, rebuilding tractors, equipment and tunnels for Kaolin Mushroom Farms. He especially enjoyed being with his family and friends.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, James “JR” Robinson and Charles Robinson, both of Kennett Square; two brothers, Clarence Robinson of Middletown, Del. and Claude Robinson of Dover; two sisters, Fredericka Crossan of Newark, and Virginia Matthews of Elkton, Md.; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by one brother, Paul Robinson and one sister, Louise Crane.

You are invited to visit with his family and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, and again from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street, Kennett Square. His funeral service will follow at 10. Burial will be in the Kemblesville United Methodist Church Cemetery in Kemblesville.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com

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