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Jerry Greenberry Robinson

04/29/1951 - 05/20/2022

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Obituary For Jerry Greenberry Robinson

Jerry G. Robinson, 71, of Fletcher, North Carolina, died after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease at his home on May 20, 2022. He was born on April 29, 1951, in Asheville, to the late David and Bessie Mae (McIntosh) Robinson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, David, Gay, Frank, Dewey, Cecil, and Earl; his sisters, Mary Lou Jamerson, Grace Ray, Inez Quinn, and Shirly Ann Robinson.

Jerry graduated from Mars Hill High School in the Class of 1969. On his 21st birthday he married his wife, Debra Sheehan. The pair celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this past April. He enjoyed working in his garden and watching Westerns with his grandchildren. He was passionate about helping others and committed to donating blood, specifically for infants. During his life, he donated 56 gallons of platelets and over 20 gallons of blood.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Debra Robinson; his son, Dwayne Robinson; and a daughter, Rebecca (Timothy) Ledbetter; his grandchildren, Elizabeth Robinson, Katie (Baker) Robinson, Emilee Ledbetter, Brooke Robinson, and Colin Ledbetter; and his great-grandchildren, Aaliyah and Bassam. He also leaves behind sisters, Betty Ray and Pansy Hathaway; brother, Elic; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial information will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his name to the American Red Cross or CarePartners Hospice of Asheville. To continue his life’s work of donating blood, please also consider a blood donation in his name if you are able. Thank you to CarePartners Hospice of Asheville for their support and care during this time.

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  • 06/02/2022

    Debbie and family. I have so many memories of Jerry mostly he liked to aggravate me over something he did not care what just aggravate. You guys are so loved. I am so happy you had 50 years together. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you

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