After a courageous battle with lung cancer, Clark Mitchell Robinson Sr., 69 of Salem, passed away in the presence of his family on Friday, July 16.
Clark was born July 6, 1952, in Cartersville, Va. Clark was a talented athlete that graduated from Prince Edward Academy and Fork Union Military Academy before playing football at Ferrum College. Professionally, Clark was a creative entrepreneur who successfully ran his own business for 35 years. He was a talented leader with a knack for problem-solving.
Often called MacGyver by his family, there were very few challenges that Clark could not solve. He was a religious man who showed his service by helping others in any way that he could. Clark was preceded in death by his parents Bert and Mary Lou Robinson and his sister Alice Mae Robinson-Burkes.
He is survived by Terri, his wife of 31 years, brothers Mack Hamilton Robinson and Harold Dale Robinson and their families, son Clark Mitchell “Rob” Robinson Jr. and wife Melinda, daughter Kristy Babcock and husband Jason, daughter Traci Wright and husband Chad, and nine beautiful grandchildren that always made him smile. The family will be hosting a life celebration in Traveler’s Rest, SC, where Clark resided for 30 years.
A celebration of Clark’s life will be held at The Howze Mortuary, 6714 State Park Rd. SC, 29690 on Monday, August 15, at 11:00 a.m. Online condelences can be made by visiting www. johnmoakey.com and www.thehowzemortuary.com