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CUMBERLAND Earl D. Robinson, Sr., 90, of Cumberland, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at the Allegany Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born on March 27, 1927, in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Herman and Lista Robinson. In addition to his parents, Earl was also preceded in death by his wife, Helen Y. (Lechliter) Robinson; daughter, Susie Robinson; grandson, Jay Gutillo; and sister, Geraldine Hill.
Earl was an Army veteran. He was employed at ABL and spent most of his working career at the CSX Transportation Company as a machinist. Earl retired from the railroad in 1989. He enjoyed woodworking and doing anything that involved construction. He built his own home and remodeled several others.
Earl is survived by a son, Earl D. Robinson Jr. and wife, Judy, of Cumberland; a daughter, Waxie Gutillo and husband, Joe, of Cumberland; grandchildren, Michael C. Robinson and Tracy, William "Buck" Keefer and wife Gina, Erin P. Robinson and wife Megan, Michael P. Gutillo, John M. Gutillo, Christopher P. Robinson and wife Allison; great-grandchildren, Bryssa Wickard, Lynzee Gutillo, Makenzie Robinson, Joseph Tally, Hunter Robinson, Jayden Gutillo, Christian Robinson, Kiersten Robinson, Brenden Stribeck, Emily Keefer, Laurel Robinson, and Harlen Robinson.
Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland, on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, from noon until 1:30 p.m. A funeral service will follow visitation at 1:30 p.m.
Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Park.
Military honors will be accorded by Fort Cumberland Post 13 Honor Guard.
The family would like to thank all of the angels on 4 South at Allegany Health, Nursing and Rehab. All of the GNAs and nurses were great with Dad. Thank you. He loved all of you.
The family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor Earl's memory may do so by making contribution at the Allegany Nursing and Rehabilitation Activities Fund, 730 Furnace Street, Cumberland, MD 21502.
"Dad, I lost you today; so precious in my eyes. The world's greatest Dad, always there for me. What will I do without you? Dad, I'm thankful you waited on me. You gave me the last fifteen minutes with you. I know in my heart you are where you want to be, with Mom. She has put her angel wings around you and taken you home. You will always be my Daddy. I will always be your little girl. Forever in my heart. And the pain I feel will be put to rest, 'cause daddies and daughters are the best."
Condolences for the family may be left at www.ScarpelliFH.com
Published on  July 17, 2017
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