Jimmie Dee Robison, 1915-2013

The Rev. Jimmie Dee Robison, 98, of Huntington, passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home. 

He was born Sept. 15, 1915. He was retired from Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) and a retired United Methodist local pastor, having served from 1981 to 1991 in the North Arkansas Conference, including the Hartford/Midland, Leola/Moore’s Chapel and Branch/Coles Chapel charges. He was a member of Huntington United Methodist Church, a Navy veteran of World War II and a 50-year member of the Huntington Lodge #498 F&AM. 

He is survived by his wife, Frances; one son, Jimmie M. Robison of Dequincy, La.; two daughters, Gretchen Maertens of Huntington and Jane Boddie of Hattiesburg, Miss.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at Huntington United Methodist Church. Burial followed at Huntington Cemetery. Pallbearers were Conner Fisk, Steven Fisk, Jack Maertens, Fred Romo, Lynn Boddie and Jimmie Robison.