Herbert E. Robinson

September 14, 1963 - August 26, 2008

09/14/1963 - 08/26/2008

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday September 02, 2008
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Virginia Beach
5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
800-934-4648 | Directions
Service
Wednesday September 03, 2008
1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Virginia Beach
5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
800-934-4648 | Directions

Windsor; Herbert E. Robinson, 44, passed away, Tuesday, August 26, 2008, at his home in Windsor. He was a former resident of Virginia Beach.

Mr. Robinson was born September 14, 1963 in Arlington, VA the son of the late Charles and Donna Robinson. He served the US Army in the Demilitarized Zone of Korea. He worked for Virginia Power as a Ground man. Herbert was a designer for Glass Baron.

He is survived by a sister, Loretta Austin of Windsor and a brother Paul Robinson of Front Royal, Va.: two nephews, William and Jon Harris and a niece Christina Harris.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at 1:00 PM in the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road Virginia Beach. Burial will follow in the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk. The family will receive friends from 7:00 PM till 9:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered to the family at altmeyer.com.

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Clara Moran
8 years ago

Even though we only met recently as a retired military person myself i felt we made a great connection and a truely great friendship. You will surely be missed by all

Clara and Bill

Tj Detz and Family
8 years ago

Herb was a great guy with a wonderful sense of humor. I enjoyed sharing a small part of my life with him. I will cherish and carry those memories with me through the rest of my life. I have a Teddy Bear of his that I have kept through the years in hopes that one day I could give it back to him. We could laugh about how he pulled its head off and I sewed it back on before Aunt Donna could found out. It was our private joke. The last time I saw him he did ask about that silly little bear and wondered if I still had it. I told him the next time he visits my mother Aunt Saundra to let me know so I could give it to him. That day never came and I never heard from him again. There were so few memories between us kids that every memory is special to me. I have so few good memories of growing up but a few stick in my head like going to ShakeyâÄôs Pizza where the player piano played, Herbie and I smoking on the Beach and almost getting caught by Lori, so we made up this story that some guy was after us. Going to get meatball subs, playing in the snow and Herbie throwing a snowball threw a car window, and most of all stopping by after school at the local bakery to eat the ends of the strudel. Memories are all we have, and they help us cope with the sadness we feel when we lose a loved one, those happy times will live in out hearts forever. God is with Herbie now and his pain is over. I am sure he is up there making everyone smile like he did here on earth.

Annmarie Corea & Family
8 years ago

Herbie was such a free spirit with an infectious personality that could make anyone laugh; not to mention a brilliant artist. It is unbelievable to think he is gone and when I think of him I can’t help but laugh out loud remembering our many adventures through the carribean and those carefree summers in Colonial Beach.

RIP Herbie. I hope you are in a much better place free of your burdens with those we have loved and lost.

Charlene
8 years ago

I did not know Herb very well, just for a few weeks! He was our new neighbor in Twin Ponds. We talked over our fence about how “HAPPY” he was to be in his new home!He spoke often of his niece CHRISTINA & how much they we buddies!! He loved it when I gave him tomatoes out of our garden & called me sweetheart….This is just a reminder of how percious life is.We would just like to say we are so sorry for your lost. Charlene & Billy Creekmur

Mark Green
8 years ago

I did not see Herb very often, but when I did we talked a great deal and shared a lot of laughs together. I remember, in particular, him being so confident and optimistic in his line of work and so proud and reverent when speaking of his family. I will miss Herb tremendously and will never forget the enjoyable times we spent together. He was such a unique person — there is no one who can replace him.

Mike Gibson
8 years ago

I went to school with Herbie. I am very saddened to here of his death.

I just received the news of his death this evening.I have fond memories of growing up in the Arrowhead area. Many of witch include herbie.

We would climb to the top of this one particular electrical tower just to here the electrical wires hum/buzz just a few feet from ourselfs.

Herbie had always spoke with much enthusiasm . He Spoke highly of family.He was always fun to be around.

God bless your family and may God bring peace to your heart!