Wallace Burton Robinson, 83, of Suffolk, VA passed away January 4, 2011. He was born in Palmyra, NC the son of the late Charley Smith Robinson and Jack Willoughby Robinson. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during WWII in the 11th Airborne. Wallace attended East Carolina University where he played football. He later went on to retire as a sales representative for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. He was a member of Beech Grove United Methodist Church in Driver and a former member of the Driver Ruritan Club.

Wallace is survived by his wife of 56 years, Glenna Thomas Robinson; sons and daughters-in-law, Burton C. and Carole M. Robinson of Woodbridge, VA, Wallace Scott and Susan P. Robinson of Lynchburg, VA; grandchildren, Christopher and wife, Katie, Austin, Jordan, and Elizabeth; sister, Martha Pittman of Portsmouth, VA.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, 4569 Shoulder’s Hill Rd., Suffolk, VA 23435 with Rev. Burton C. Robinson officiating. Friends may join the family Friday night from 7-8 p.m. at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory, 3515 Robs Dr., Suffolk, VA 23434. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association at P. O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058. Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.

Wallace Burton Robinson

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