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Walter C. Robinson, Jr., age 99, (formerly of Chattanooga), passed away Sunday, February 2, 2020 in Cleveland, MS.  He was a 1938 graduate of Howard High School and a 1948 graduate of A & I State College (TSU).  Mr. Robinson’s entire career as an educator was served in the state of Mississippi.  He worked as a teacher, coach and principal.  He retired after 30 years of service.  In 2011, because of the impact he had on the lives of students, the school district named their Career Center the Walter C. Robinson Achievement Center in his honor. Today this center is actively serving students in the Cleveland, MS school district. He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Lily T. Robinson and five sisters.  He leaves to cherish his memory a son, Harris (Diana) Robinson; sister, Camille D. Robinson; niece, Sandra H. Clark; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; cousins, great nephews and nieces, in-laws and a host of other relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, February 8, 2020 at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Cleveland MS with the Interment at Delta Heights Memorial Gardens. Courtesy announcement by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995

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  • Thursday, February 6, 2020
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