Farming Rural 12

Billy Jack ("Sugarfoot") Robinson

August 20, 1933 ~ March 8, 2021 (age 87)



Billy Jack Robinson "Sugarfoot", age 87 of Rock Hill, SC passed away Monday March 8, 2021.

He was born August 20, 1933 in York County SC to the late Leroy Robinson Sr., and Lucy Rollins Robinson. I addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother Lee Robinson and one sister Rachael Jones.

Mr. Robinson was a U.S. Navy veteran a residential contractor, one of the founding members of Eastview Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, a lifetime member, and Past Master of The Corinthian Masonic Lodge # 416, He was proud to serve as a volunteer fireman and Past Fire Chief with the Newport Fire Dept.

Mr. Robinson leaves a lasting legacy to be cherished by his wife Lucille Robinson of the home,

three sons: Eddie Robinson and his wife Lisa, Joel Robinson and his wife Debbie and Jeff Robinson all of Rock Hill, two sisters Helen Pettit of Conway SC and Becky Robinson of Asheville NC. Six grandchildren: Bill Robinson and his wife Caroline, Haley Bryant, and her husband Justin. Chase Robinson and his wife Sally, Brittany Merchant and her husband Tyler, Katherine Munas and her husband Johnny and Heath Robinson, seven great-grandchildren: Will Robinson, McKennon and Ada Bryant, Neelyn and Calloway Merchant and Eberley and Rorie Munas.

Friends are welcome to attend an open hour’s visitation on Thursday March 11, 2021 from 1:00pm until 3:00pm at East View Baptist Church gymnasium. A graveside service will be held at 3:30pm at the church cemetery conducted by Rev. Larry Nunn.


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Bass-Cauthen funeral home staff provides the streaming services for those who cannot attend or are uncomfortable in a group setting.

The funeral home staff and the family of Mr. Robinson would like for us all to be safe and ask that we follow the appropriate guidelines for public gatherings.

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March 11, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
East View Baptist Church

Graveside Service
March 11, 2021

3:30 PM
Eastview Baptist Church

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