Stanley H. "Red" Robinson, 97 years young, of Noblesville passed away Thursday March 14, 2019 in his home, surrounded by family, while listening to the IU men's basketball game. He was born on June 4, 1921, the son of Grace and Edward Robinson in Bloomington, Indiana.
Mr. Robinson was a veteran of World War II and served in the Navy as a first class petty officer aboard the destroyer, the USS Moffett. Mr. Robinson was retired from Firestone Industrial Products after 42 years where he was given a monetary award for his innovation for production. He was also the founder of Robinson's Boat Storage and co-founder of Adriene's Flowers and Gifts with his wife and son. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #45 of which he was a past Commander. He was also a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge #576 and the Masonic Lodge #57. An avid IU fan, he enjoyed watching horse races, reading, cultivating his roses, as well as awaiting the return each spring of his blue birds, hummingbirds, and purple martins.
He was preceded in death by seven siblings and his wife of 50 years, Jessie R. Robinson. He is survived by a sister, Betty Gabriel of Terre Haute; a daughter, Moffett R. (Stephen) Craig; a son, Doug (Sheryl) Robinson; grandchildren, Cameron D. Craig, Aaron R. (Sarah) Craig, Zach Robinson, and Abby (Dan) Schmeltekop; great-grandchildren, Johnathan E. Baker, Chauncey K. Craig, and Amelia A. Craig; and many nieces and nephews.
A family graveside service will be conducted by Pastor Eric Gale with Military Honors provided by American Legion Post #45.
Memorial contributions may be made to Noblesville Navy Club Ship 29, P.O. Box 503, Noblesville, IN 46061; or the Hamilton East Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, Noblesville, IN 46060.
Noblesville East Public Library
1 Library Plaza, Noblesville IN 46060
Noblesville Navy Club Ship 29
PO Box 503, Noblesville IN 46061