December 6, 1947 - January 3, 2022
Gary Robinson, age 74, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly on Monday, January 3, 2022.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, on December 6, 1947, he was the son of the late Watson V. and Phyllis M. (Mohr) Robinson.
Gary graduated from the University of Delaware and worked as an actuary trainee for the Kemper Insurance Group. He was then a house parent at Governor Bacon Health Center in Delaware City. He changed direction and went to work as a letter carrier. Someone on his mail route showed him a computer and he changed directions again. His first computer job was with Delaware Trust. Then he worked as a systems analyst for Bank of Delaware/PNC bank for many years.
Gary started playing the accordion when he was eight years old. He was a founding member of the Delaware Accordion Club and was the secretary/treasurer for many years. He liked to play and sing with Blueberry Hill and Margaritaville being two of his favorites.
In addition to his parents, Gary is preceded in death by his brother, David Robinson. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Kathleen (Bunitsky) Robinson; daughter, Alyssa Blake McFarland (Troy) of Seattle, WA; brother, Jeffrey Robinson (Charlene) of Port St. Lucie, FL; two nieces, Ashley Gasmire and Alexis Koster; and granddaughter, Ravenna McFarland.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will be held at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance regardless of their vaccination status. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Gary’s memory to the Delaware Humane Society, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 or online by clicking here or to KalmarNyckel, by calling 302.439.7447, or donating online by clicking here.