Benton Farrell Robinson
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Benton Farrell Robinson
  • June 28, 1934 - November 24, 2017
  • Brandon, Mississippi

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November 24, 2017, Farrell went to be with his Heavenly Father.

He was born June 28, 1934 in the Cohay community near Mize, MS and raised in the Baptists faith. After graduating from Mize in 1952, Farrell became a member of Fairmount NO. 384 F&AM Masonic Lodge, and a member for 61 years. He had earned his York & Scottish Rite and was a Shriner. Farrell, 83, of Brandon, MS also owned and operated a highway striping business in Pearl, MS since 1981.

He loved his family and enjoyed researching his family tree. He traveled the world with his job but loved to travel with his family and to watch his grandchildren play sports. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and drag racing. He was also known for throwing in a quick joke for a laugh. He will be missed by all that knew and loved him.

Farrell is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Benton Robinson and Jennie Estell Johnson Robinson and his three brothers Clyde Dentson Robinson (Louisville, KY), James Roscoe Robinson (Mize, MS), & Slater Alexander Robinson (Raleigh, MS).

He is survived by his dedicated wife of 64 years, Marvis Donez Tramel Robinson and five children, David Farrell Robinson (Debbie), Deborah Donez "Deb" Robinson, Donna Robinson Bryan (Chuck), Daniel Homer Robinson (Karen), Dwayne Keith Robinson (Rene'), nine grandchildren, Becky, Robby, Dylan, Danielle, Morgan, Jesse, Charmae, Dusty, Bella and nine great grandchildren, Stella, Heath, Ellis, Matthew, Parker, Mackenzie, Taelor Ray, Brenley, Destry and many other family and friends.

Visitation will be Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. At Baldwin Lee Funeral Home in Pearl, MS with a Masonic graveside service at 1:00 on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Fairmount Cemetery off HWY 35 between Raleigh and Mize MS.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Alzheimer’s Association