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Ernest "Buddy" Lee Robinson

October 2, 1963 ~ November 13, 2023 (age 60) 60 Years Old

Ernest "Buddy" Robinson Obituary

Ernest Lee “Buddy” Robinson passed away on November 13, 2023 at Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gaston County, North Carolina. He was born on October 2, 1963 to the late Ernest and Evelyn Robinson. He was preceded in death by his sister Kirby Jean Raines.

Buddy is survived by his son Hunter Robinson and fiance Taylor Lowery and numerous longtime friends including David Handsel, Tug Deason, Steve Calo, Rob Hannifan, Bobby Russel, Tony Stone, Donna Jonas and Joe Payne. Also Devin and Kelsey whom he helped raise and was like a father figure to them, a brother in law Rev. Andy Raines.

Buddy was a member of New Life Baptist Church in Stanley and owned All Star Moving Company and also ran a lawn cutting business. Buddy attended East Gaston High School.

Buddy was a former softball player on many undefeated teams. He was a loyal East Gaston athletic supporter and coached numerous teams in the Stanley area. Buddy was an avid sports fanatic of the NC State Wolfpack and the Atlanta Braves.

A funeral will be held at New Life Baptist Church at 3:00pm on Sunday November 19th  for family, friends and colleagues to pay their respects to Buddy’s memory. The family will receive friends following the service.  At this time we remember all of Buddy's characteristics that brought joy to the lives of those he touched; his loyalty to those he cherished; and his willingness to lend a helping hand without hesitation or reserve. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Life Baptist Church in Stanley. 

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Celebration of Life
November 19, 2023

3:00 PM
New Life Baptist
527 N Buckoak St
Stanley, NC 28164

Visitation Following
November 19, 2023

3:45 PM
New Life Baptist Church (North Buckoak Street)


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