John Robinson Jr., 84, passed away peacefully at his home in Suisun City, Calif., on May 11, 2014.
John was born to John Robinson Sr. and Frances Elizabeth Jackson in Newark, N.J., in 1929. After graduating from high school, he enlisted into the United States Army, where he served for 30 years. During his accomplished military career, John served in active duty during World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was awarded several medals and awards of commendation including the Meritorious Service Medal and the most prestigious Bronze Star Medal.
John joined the Masonic Mason’s Fraternity in 1955. He raised to Master Mason in May 1955 and served in several positions before eventually becoming Worshipful Master. During his long masonic career, he was held in very high esteem.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Alegria S. Robinson; children, Jacqueline Robinson-Drakeford, Christine Robinson, Michele Franklin, Michele Davis, Monique Robinson-Johnson, Andre’ S. Robinson, Loc Dam, Simon Robinson and Hong Buccat; grandchildren, Deena Peace, Dawn Drakeford, Tiffany Jenkins, Jayden Robinson, Jaelen Robinson, Melliah Davis, Roland, Donovan, Julian Buccat, Jonathan and Christine Dam; great-grandchildren, Jordan, Justin and Jaden Peace, Jacqueline Alexus Drakeford, Niari Harris, Shakir and Ariahn Tyler.
John was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Armstead Robinson and Donald Robinson.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday May 16, 2014, at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home 1850 W. Texas St. Fairfield, Calif., 94533. Funeral to be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1600 Union Ave. Fairfield, Calif. Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 19, 2014, at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery 5810 Midway Road, Dixon, Calif., 95620.
Arrangements under the care of Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, www.bryan-braker.com.