Frankie Robinson

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Frankie Lee Robinson of Eureka Springs, Arkansas was born October 27, 1931 to John Franklin and Fannie (Gunnels) Robinson. Frankie passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020 in Eureka Springs at the age of 89.

Frankie enjoyed music greatly. He wrote songs, sang, and played guitar. He loved to fish and family gatherings and was always up for a card game.

Frankie is survived by his sons Ronald L Robinson of Salinas, California and Michael D Robinson of Santa Cruz, California; daughter Tracy A Robinson of Fresno, California; sister Jimmie Lou Robinson of Berryville, Arkansas; brothers Eugene Robinson and wife Marjorie of Gateway, Arkansas and Jackie Robinson and wife Linda of Wyoming; several grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his wife Helen Dee (Fowler) Robinson; parents John Franklin and Fannie Robinson; sisters Violet Catron and Loraine Davidson; brothers Bill Robinson, Edward Robinson, and Joe Rex Robinson.

Due to Covid-19 a Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Ozark Mountain Veterans, 108 Clive Street, Berryville, Arkansas 72616. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at