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William Alexander Robinson

August 7, 1924 - March 21, 2021

William Alexander Robinson,96, of New Port Richey passed away March 21, 2021. Michels-Lundquist Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements. He will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends. He lived a long and great life, and his survived by his two loving children, his son, William Robinson Jr. and daughter, Debbie Robinson, and Nancy, his live-in long time
friend. His nephews, Doug Robinson, and Jay Robinson, and nieces, Lucia Robinson, and Rachmana Santorelli. And two great, longtime neighbors/friends, Larry Deihm and
Frank Selinga and his wife Mary. He was a veteran of two wars. He served as a U.S. Navy Ltjg. Aviator in WW II, Pacific campaign. Primarily, as a pilot on, Grumman F4F Wildcat, flying off the
USS Salamaua (CVE-96), in support of convoy aerial anti-submarine patrol duties (VC70). He also served during the Korean conflict, on the USS Saipan (CVL-48) as a Marine,
aircraft electrician, maintenance crewman. He retired from as a Marines Master sergeant, about 1963. After his service retirement he lived in Upper Marlboro, MD for several years, and, about
the early 1980s moved to New Port Richey, FL. Where he lived at 7109 Kapp Court with his second wife (Shirley) and third wife (Debbie) who passed in 1990, and 2002 respectively, and his live-in friend, Nancy, until his recent passing. He worked at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, on golf course grass maintenance machinery, until he retired. He loved tinkering/repairing neighbor’s marine motors, oil painting, cross word puzzles, reading many books/magazines, and keeping pace with the current technologies, of medical science. He was a keen bird watcher, and would spend daily afternoons, feeding the birds behind his house. He spent many afternoon hours, behind his house, sitting in his beach chair, smoking a
cigar, and watching his favorite birds the Martins, when they migrated into the area.

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