Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

September 13, 2013

David W. Robinette

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

RACINE, Ohio — David W. Robinette, 84, Racine, passed away on September 11, 2013, at Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant, WV. He was born on October 20, 1928, in Pounding Mill, VA, son of the late Charles Henry Robinette and Cora Bell (Christian) Robinette.

He was employed in the automobile business for 65 years and all the garages were General Motor products. He was a member of the National Model Railroad Association which earned him many awards and he was associated with the Hocking Valley Scenic RR.

He was a member and attended the Forest Run United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Wife, Margie V. Robinette; Brother, Samuel Robinette.

He is survived by: Son, Nathan Robinette; Several Nieces and Nephews; Friend, Tom Ball; and many railroad buddies.

Visitation will be held on Friday, September 13, 2013, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy, Ohio from 1:00-9:00 p.m.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home, Richlands, VA. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Graveside committal service will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 12:00 noon at Greens Hills Memorial Gardens.

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