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Jimmie Reed Robinson

December 11, 1943 ~ July 14, 2019 (age 75)

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Jimmie Reed Robinson, Sr., age 75, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019

Jimmie love his God, family, and country

He was an U.S. Air Force and Vietnam veteran, a member of the Masonic Lodge, Founder of the Smoky Mountain Heritage Festival, Founder of the Great Southern Tractor and Truck Pull, and owner of "Aw Shucks" BBQ. He served two terms as President of the Sevierville Kiwanis Club and was voted "Citizen of the Year." 

Jimmie is preceded in death by his mother, Effie Sammons Robinson and his father, James Burton Robinson

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Karen Parsons Robinson; Children, Jimmie R. Robinson, Jr., Wendi L. Robinson, and Bjorn (B.J.) B. Robinson; Daughter-in-law, Stacy A. Robinson; Grandchildren, Dustin, Jesse, Laurel, Ridge, Ethan, Samuel, and Jacob Robinson; Great Grandchildren, Charlotte, Zoe, and Landen Robinson

A Celebration of life will be held at River Rat Tubing Co. in Townsend, TN on August 24, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 PM. Family and Friends are welcome

He was laid to rest with full military honor's by Post 104 at East Tennessee Veteran Cemetery


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Graveside Service
July 19, 2019

9:30 AM
East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
2200 E Governor John Sevier Hwy,
Knoxville, TN 37920

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