Philip Charles “Phil” Robinson, age 61 of Greensboro, GA died Monday, August 8, 2011. Born in Greensboro, GA on July 25, 1950, he was the son of Florence Roberts Robinson of Greensboro, GA and the late Claud Edgar Robinson, Jr. He was a 1968 graduate of Lithonia High School and attended the University of Tennessee. He was drafted into the United States Army and while serving in Germany, he played basketball all over Europe. While living in Lithonia, he was an insurance agent for Continental Insurance Company and Cameron and Roberts Insurance Company. After returning to Greene County, he and his father built and operated Granite Shoals Marina. Recently he was a self employed gardener. He was a huge Georgia Bulldog fan and enjoyed trout fishing.
In addition to his mother, Phil is survived by his wife Carol Cowan Robinson of Greensboro, GA; a sister, Susan R. Kelly and husband Warren of Lithonia, GA; sons, Philip Keith Robinson and wife Kasey of Greensboro, GA, Ezekiel Charles “Zeke” Robinson of Greensboro, GA and Rich Robinson and wife Michelle of Conyers, GA; daughter, Hannah Cowan of Greensboro, GA, aunt, Sara Robinson Fortson of Greensboro, GA; grandsons, Maddox Robinson and Dane Robinson; granddaughter, Shelby Rae Robinson; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his brother Claud Edgar Robinson, III (Ed).
Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Jim Martin and Father Joseph D. Greene III officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. before the service at McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad Street, Greensboro, GA McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.