YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mr. Vernon L. Robinson, 65, departed this life on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at his home.

Mr. Robinson was born June 17, 1957 in Youngstown, Ohio, the son of James, Sr. and Lola Allen Robinson.

He was a 1975 graduate of South High School and was an Army Veteran.

He had been employed by the Ohio State Penitentiary, 878 Coitsville Hubbard Road in Youngstown, Ohio.

He loved painting, playing the lottery and spending time with his family.

He leaves to mourn his passing and his legacy, his significant other, Shelly Johnson; two sons, Scean and Kristopher Robinson; his siblings, Ernestine (Squire) Cross and Mary Rozier, both of Youngstown, Vanessa (Reggie) Hebron of Tennessee, Michele (Thomas) Hight, Carla Edmonds, Jennifer Robinson and James Robinson, all of Youngstown and James Edmonds, Jr. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; three grandchildren, Ashton Pappion, Krista Robinson and Kristopher Robinson, Jr.; a brother-in-law, Roger Pack and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Joann Robinson Stovall, Patricia Pack and Judy Williams and a brother, Eugene Myers.

Visitation will be 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday January 3, 2023 at L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.

Guests are asked to wear masks and to practice social distancing.

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