Joseph Jackson “Jack” Robinette 84, of Rockhouse, KY passed away Friday December 21, 2012 at his residence. He was born June 13, 1928 in Pike County, KY the son of the late Joseph “Joe” and Thelma Williamson Robinette. He is also preceded in death by his first wife; Betty Robinette, brothers; Sammy Robinette and Luther Robinette, sisters; Okey Robinette and Marie , and step-son, Condar Robinette. He was a retired coal miner, a member of the U.M.W.A. and a member of the Pilgrim Home Old Regular Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife; Lucy Ella Young Robinette, two sons; Joseph “Bud” (Sheila) Robinette of Chapmanville, WV and Gregory Jack (Sherry) Robinette of Holden, WV; step children, Bertha Jean (Danny) Reed of Turkey Creek, Ky., Linda (Roger) May of Rockhouse, Ky. and Ronald (Priscilla) Robinette of Rockhouse, KY; step daughter-in-law; Belinda Robinette of Rockhouse, KY; brothers, Sonny Robinette of DeLand, Fl., George Robinette of Fl., Carl Robinette of NC; sisters, Sandy, Lucille and Ann of FL; three grandchildren, six step grandchildren, one great grandchild, eleven step great grandchildren and a host of loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM Sunday December 23, 2012 at Pilgrim Home Old Regular Baptist Church with Richard Staton, Danny Runyon, Albert Cable and Danny Reed officiating. Burial will follow at Robinette Cemetery, Varney, KY with Ronald Robinette, Danny Reed, Roger May, Clifton Robinette, Michael Johnson, Ronald Robinette Jr., Terry Reed Jr. and D. J. Robinette serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be after 6 PM Friday and Saturday night at the Pilgrim Home Old Regular Baptist Church with special services both nights at 7 PM. R. E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry, KY is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at rerogersfuneralhome.com