Floyd 'Robbie' Robison, 72

Floyd L. "Robbie" Robison, 72, of Wabash, died at 7:50 a.m., Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 at his home. 

He was born Jan. 2, 1944, in Miami County, to Ervin and Neva (Morton) Robison.

Floyd married Joyce A. Hoover in Wabash on Jan. 11, 1964.  He retired from General Tire in Wabash, in 2006, after 43 1/2 years.  He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and Wabash Knights of Columbus, 4th degree.  He enjoyed fishing, bowling, and playing euchre. 

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Robison of Wabash; three children, Dianna (Tony Marshall) Robison and Melissa (Fred Jr.) Leist, both of Lafayette, and Andy (Denise) Robison of Columbus; nine grandchildren, Shannah (Chris Williams) Heinlen, Christopher (Desteny Carter) Heinlen, and Frederick "Rick" (Kialin) Leist, and Ann (Chris) Tosti all of Lafayette, Jordan Robison and Kalyn Robison both of Madison, Drew W. Robison of Columbus, Brittany Nifong of Bourbon, and, Heather Nifong of Columbus; six great-grandchildren, and sister, Violet (Robert) Kirtlan of Roann. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, and, brother, Edsel Robison.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Father Stephen Colchin officiating.  Burial will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Marion.  Friends may call 9-11 a.m., Friday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is St. Bernard Catholic Church.

The memorial guest book for "Robbie" may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Jan 26