Robinson, David Laverne

December 07, 1928 ~ April 09, 2019

ROBINSON, David Laverne – age 90, of R.R.#1 Corunna, passed away peacefully at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Beloved husband to the late Marian Katherine Robinson (Jarvis) (2011). Loving father of Marina (Michael) Carriere of Powell River, B.C., Linda (Mark) Taylor of Carshalton Beeches, England, U.K. and Julia (Steve) Cardiff of Petrolia. Cherished grandfather of Dana (Rachelle) Carriere, Emily (Kyle) Runzer, Conrad (Alyssa) Carriere, Albert Cardiff and Lily Cardiff. Great-grandfather to Max, Robin, Eliza, Finn and Olivia. Dear brother of the late Gerald (Marilyn) Robinson, the late Jack (Pat) Robinson, the late Joyce (the late Bill) Vail, late Clyde Robinson, Shirley (Leo) White, the late June (the late Orville) North, Bill (Marion) Robinson. Loved uncle of several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents George Dickson and Stella Willougheby (nee Mock) Robinson. He will also be greatly missed by Bibi Ali and her family. Dave lived a vibrant life and was deeply committed to his family, friends and community and spent countless hours volunteering his limitless energy to others.

Visitation
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm.

Funeral Details
Funeral service will be held Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 11:00 am from the funeral home. Interment in Burns Cemetery.

Donations
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Lambton United Church Centre,

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  1. We saw this late so we hope you, Dave’s family, sees this. We are very sorry to see of Dave’s passing. We got to know him at Mandaumin church and enjoyed chatting with him.
    Linda, you and I I haven’t seen each other since high school and playing the flute together in band. Dave would give me updates and tell me about his visits with you.
    Our sympathy.
    Terry and Anne (Weatherstone) Warwick

  2. My self and my brother Peter were on staff at Lambton Centre for years back in the 1970’s. We both have very fond memories of the countless hours Dave spent hard at work at L.U.C.C. We will miss his spirit.

  3. Dear Marina Julie and Linda
    So many memories of both of your parents.
    Rock picking, peace’s, maple syrup, etc etc.
    What I will miss is the smile, the chuckle .
    Love and hugs
    Brenda and Tiffany

  4. Marina, Linda, Julia and families: Sorry for the loss of your Dad, the inspiring man I was named after. Theresia and I feel so blessed to have known, interacted with, and learned from Uncle Dave over the years. We feel blessed we were able to celebrate his 90th Birthday recently with everyone. Please understand we have you in our prayers as we gather to say goodbye to a very special man. Hugs, Cousin Dave and Theresia

  5. I first met Dave at Lambton United Church Centre when he and my father worked closely together on different projects. Sometimes I was involved too and I always enjoyed visiting with him. Our children all worked at the camp at one time and they all remember him as we do, as a fine and generous man. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

  6. Marina, Linda and Julia so sorry for your loss of your dad. Uncle Dave was a great person. Lots of memories to cherish. He will be sadly missed ❤️ Huge hugs Sue & Mark St Pierre and Rachael & Justin Gingras and girls

  7. Marina, Linda, and Julia, So sorry to read of the passing of your Dad. He was a special man with one of the biggest hearts I have met. My sympathy to you and your families

  8. I have gotten to know Dave over the past couple years as we worked together at Lambton Centre. His love and generosity have been an inspiration to me. I truly believe that his spirit will continue to live on as it touches the lives of those who visit Lambton Centre. Thank you for sharing Dave with us.

  9. Such a stellar great fellow, he will be missed. The community will miss his presence, a void not easily filled.

  10. Dave will certainly be missed by the volunteers at the United Church Center. He always seem to have a project on the go to raise money or make improvements to the camp.. I’m glad I had the opportunity to get to know this wonderful man.

  11. So sorry to hear of the loss of your father Marina ,Linda, & Julia He was a great man and will be missed by many

  12. Deeply sorry for the loss of a great man. It was wonderful to work along side of Dave at the Church Centre. He will be greatly missed

  13. So sorry to hear about the passing of David. I only knew David from when he would come into LMV to visit his Wife Marion. I use to look after Marion when she was there. David was such a sweet man and loved his wife and everyone. David would bring in his Rhubard to the home for the ladies to make there Rhubard Pies every year. David will be missed by so many. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Maureen Bailey from AEC Day Program in Petrolia