In memory of
Robert R. "Red" Robinson
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In memory of
Robert R. "Red" Robinson
Robert R. "Red" Robinson 07/11/1921 ~ 01/22/2012 CARLSBAD -- Born in Pasadena, Calif., Red attended Stanford University on a football scholarship and served in the US Navy. In 1948, he moved his family to Carlsbad where he established a plumbing and heating company with his father-in-law, Harold Anderson, then became a local builder/ developer as well as longtime Chairman of the Board of Southwest Bank. From the time of his arrival, Red was an active member and an important part of the Carlsbad community and was instrumental in the City's incorporation in 1952. He served as a councilman and planning commissioner, was chairman of the Carlsbad Mutual Water Co., and was president of both the Chamber of Commerce and the Carlsbad Rotary Club. He was founding director of the Carlsbad Boy's Club and served for many years on its Board. He was honored as Carlsbad's Citizen of the Year in 1988. He loved his home by the ocean and was an avid beach volleyball player well into his 80's. Known for his kindness and generosity, he was beloved by people of all ages and persuasions. He will be profoundly missed by his wife of 70 years, Pauline Robinson; and his family: Karen and Pat Kelly, Tina and Conrad Trejo, the Hon. Vinny Di Figlia, six grandchildren and their spouses, four great-grandchildren and a legion of family and friends. No formal services planned. Memorial donations may be made to: Carlsbad Boys and Girls Club, http://www.bgccarlsbad.org/page117852.aspx or Friends of the Carlsbad Library, http://www.carlsbadca.gov/services/departments/library/support-library/Pages/donations.aspx Sign the Guest Book online obits.nctimes.com
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In memory of
Robert R. "Red" Robinson
Robert R. "Red" Robinson 07/11/1921 ~ 01/22/2012 CARLSBAD -- Born in Pasadena, Calif., Red attended Stanford University on a football scholarship and served in the US Navy. In 1948, he moved his family to Carlsbad where he established a plumbing and heating company with his father-in-law, Harold Anderson, then became a local builder/ developer as well as longtime Chairman of the Board of Southwest Bank. From the time of his arrival, Red was an active member and an important part of the Carlsbad community and was instrumental in the City's incorporation in 1952. He served as a councilman and planning commissioner, was chairman of the Carlsbad Mutual Water Co., and was president of both the Chamber of Commerce and the Carlsbad Rotary Club. He was founding director of the Carlsbad Boy's Club and served for many years on its Board. He was honored as Carlsbad's Citizen of the Year in 1988. He loved his home by the ocean and was an avid beach volleyball player well into his 80's. Known for his kindness and generosity, he was beloved by people of all ages and persuasions. He will be profoundly missed by his wife of 70 years, Pauline Robinson; and his family: Karen and Pat Kelly, Tina and Conrad Trejo, the Hon. Vinny Di Figlia, six grandchildren and their spouses, four great-grandchildren and a legion of family and friends. No formal services planned. Memorial donations may be made to: Carlsbad Boys and Girls Club, http://www.bgccarlsbad.org/page117852.aspx or Friends of the Carlsbad Library, http://www.carlsbadca.gov/services/departments/library/support-library/Pages/donations.aspx Sign the Guest Book online obits.nctimes.com
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Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Standard is approximately 25"H x15"W.

Sku: ftd-S29-5011S

Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Deluxe is approximately 26"H x 16"W.

Sku: ftd-S29-5011D

Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Premium is approximately 26"H x 17"W.

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