Phillip “Phil” Robinson of Caroline County, Virginia was born on August 27, 1944, to the late John and Lessie Robinson. Phillip, affectionally known as Papa Phil, was called home to be with our Lord and Savior on Friday, November 11, 2022, after a brief illness.
Phil was a member of the United States Army and proudly served our country during the Vietnam War. He made a career in construction. He was a dedicated member of First Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Dawn, Virginia. Phil enjoyed completing puzzles of all kinds in his free time, spending time with his family, and was an avid sports enthusiast with a love for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Phillip was a man of few words but always enjoyed a good joke. He was a well-known member of his community and a loyal friend to many.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Audrey Robinson; his brothers, Benjamin Robinson, John Henry Robinson, Eddie Robinson, Luncheford Robinson, Gerald Robinson; and sisters Hazel Johnson, Lena Baylor, Lessie “Bea” James, Ethel Dabney. He is survived by his brother, Earl Carter; and sisters Beulah Clarke (Cylde) and Clara James. Devoted companion Connie Cauthorne; daughters Sonya “Lisa” Helmon (David) and Michelle Jasper; grandchildren David Helmon Jr. (Latoya), Ryan “Sissy” Piggott (Devonte), and Davlen Garris; great-grandchildren Marcus Helmon, Malaya Helmon, Eleanor Piggott, Easton Piggott, and Maylonnie Helmon. Dedicated nephew Phillip Delroy Johnson. Additionally a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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