Nathan “Skipper” Robinson, 78, of Point, died on May 15, 2022. He was born on August 22, 1943, to Carl Amos Robinson, Jr., and Viola M. Barr (Money) in Dallas. He was known by his friends and family to be one of quick wit and of living his life to the fullest with an adventurous appetite. He was an avid bird and dog lover and often through the years had many. Raising and flying racing pigeons was a huge hobby of his, and he won many first-place medals.
He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing, but fishing was his passion. He grew up in what once was the rural area of Irving. After several different moves with his family he ended up in Point where he lived for the last 30 years. He was a mechanic by trade and worked commercial construction for several years and later retired from Dal-Air Investment Casting in Point.
He loved to tell stories about his family and friends, especially the memories he cherished the most. He loved his family and friends and adored his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
Mr. Robinson is survived by sons, Nathan Robinson and wife Holly, and Gary Donihoo and wife Rachel; daughters, Tanya Willbanks, Angela Reynolds and husband Billy, and Robin Robinson; grandchildren, Elizabeth Donihoo, Gray Donihoo, Heather Fulton and husband Kaleb, Cristina Thompson and husband Roger, Zachary Norman, Kayleigh Parker and husband Daniel, Patrick Smith, Kylee Gannon and husband Ryan, Brandon Donihoo, Erica Willbanks, Haley Willbanks, Raynebow Robinson, Kaydee Robinson, Skye Robinson, River and Ethan; great-grandchildren, Roseanna, Tripp and Everly; sister, Rosemary Cotten and husband Jerry; brothers, Carl Amos Robinson, III, Craig Robinson and wife Jo; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and daughters, Trina Donihoo and Carlene Robinson.