Joseph Edward Robison, III

Published 10:01 am Monday, September 14, 2015

Joseph Edward Robison, III, 73, of Columbus, N.C. passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Born in Atlanta, Ga., he was the son of the late Lt. Col. Joseph Edward Robison, Jr. and Mary Deal Few Robison. Mr. Robison was a member of Tryon United Methodist Church. He loved woodworking and playing golf.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Joseph E. Robison, IV.

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Surviving is his wife of 52 years, Linda Lee Robison; two grandchildren, Cameron Moore (Bryson) and Savannah Robison (Chris Perry); two great-grandchildren, Aydin Moore and Logan Perry; three sisters, Joan Poole, Lynne Hipp (Tom) and Evie Gibson. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 in Tryon United Methodist Church, Tryon, NC with Pastor Phillip Hurst officiating.

Memorials may be made to Altrusa District Three Foundation (Joey Robison Scholarship), 2415 Griffin Avenue, Lady Lake, FL 32159 or to Tryon United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 897, Tryon, NC 28782.

An online guest register is available at

McFarland Funeral Chapel
Tryon, N.C.