Richard Ballard Robinson

Monday, January 9, 2017
Richard Ballard Robinson

Richard Ballard Robinson, 64, went to be with our heavenly Father on Friday, January 6, 2017, at his home in Roland, Ark. Richard was born on October 22, 1952, in Tulsa, Okla., to Richard and Joanne Robinson.

He grew up in Piggott, Ark., and graduated from Piggott High School. After high school he attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and the University of Florida, where he received a bachelor's degree in Building Construction. Richard worked for Safeway/Harvest Foods for many years before proceeding as an entrepreneur, owning and managing Sport X-Change in North Little Rock, Ark. He then worked for Nationwide Insurance.

Richard is survived by his spouse, Deborah Robinson; daughter, Lori Gardner (Jay); step children, Clinton Stem (Melinda) and Allison Lamb; grandchildren, Caleb and Joshua Lamb and Wesley and Ava Gardner; sister, Nancy Bradshaw; niece, Ashlin Spann, and family.

He loved motorcycles, music and anything to keep his hands busy. He was a beloved husband, and esteemed father and the best papaw he could be.

A church service will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at The Church at Pinnacle Mountain, 7901 AR-300, Roland, Ark. Arrangements are entrusted to Roller-Chenal Funeral Home, (501)224-8300.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be sent to The Church at Pinnacle Mountain, 7901 AR-300, Roland, Arkansas 72135, (501)367-0595.

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