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“Mr. Robinson was a kind and gentle man and was always able to bring calmness to our school. ”
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Charles E. Robinson, Jr. Sept 9, 1941 - Dec. 15, 2009 Passed away peacefully in South San Francisco. Born September 9, 1941 to the late Charles E. Robinson, Sr. and Georgia M. Robinson in Houston, Texas. He was preceded in death by his father Charles E. Robinson, Sr., mother Georgia M. Robinson and sister Gwendolyn Robinson. Charles leaves to cherish his memory, a loving family; three sons, Charles III (Zaida), Brian and David. One brother; Ronald (Helen) and one sister, Linda Hughes (Gary); four nephews; two nieces; seven grandchildren; three aunts, and a host of many loving cousins and friends. Charles attended public schools in San Francisco including, Golden Gate Elementary, Ben Franklin Jr. High and George Washington High School. After graduating from high school, Charles attended City College of San Francisco, earning his Associate of Arts degree. He then attended San Francisco State University where he earned both Bachelors and Masters degrees. Charles began his career as a student teacher at Sheridan Elementary School. His career was briefly halted when he was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1964. While active in the Army Reserves, Charles began his teaching career at Golden Gate Elementary School in San Francisco. Charles spent several years as a teacher and educator in the San Francisco Unified School District. He was Principal at Golden Gate Elementary School and administrator at Visitation Valley and Potrero Hill Middle Schools. Prior to his retirement in 2002, Charles was the Assistant Principal at A.P. Giannini Middle School in San Francisco. Charles was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and of the Bayview Lodge F.&A.M. Charles was also a member of Jack and Jill of America. Charles loved getting together with family and friends. Friends and family may visit Sunday, December 27, 2009 from 4-6 p.m. and are invited to attend the quiet hour from 6-7 p.m. at DUGGAN'S SERRA MORTUARY, 500 Westlake Avenue, Daly City. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 28, 2009, 11:00 a.m. at Third Baptist Church, 1399 McAllister Street, San Francisco. Memorial gifts may be made to your charity of choice.

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