Edward "Ed" Mizer Robinson, 88, a resident of the Cardinal House, Cambridge, formerly of Port Washington and Newcomerstown, passed away Friday evening,
June 3, 2011, in the Cardinal House Nursing Home, Cambridge.

Ed was born in Adams Township, Coshocton County, on Nov. 7, 1922, a son of the late Charles M. Robinson, who died in 1960,
and the late Edith I. Mizer Robinson, who died in 1989.

He was a graduate of Newcomerstown High School, class of 1939. Following graduation, Ed was employed as a machinist at the
Hercules Motor Corp., Canton.

After the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, Ed, like many men and women of "The Greatest Generation" enlisted in the war effort to save this
country. He enlisted in the Navy and worked with the 140th Naval Ship Repair Unit out of the San Diego Naval Base as a machinist mate. He also served aboard the USS Frontier in the
South Pacific theatre during World War II. Following the war and his discharge, Ed returned to civilian life and was employed as a lineman, driver, and meter reader for the Ohio Power
Company (American Electric Power) for over 37-1/2 years.

After the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, Ed, like many men and women of "The Greatest Generation" enlisted
in the war effort to save this country. He enlisted in the Navy and worked with the 140th Naval Ship Repair Unit out of the San Diego Naval Base as a machinist mate. He also served
aboard the USS Frontier in the South Pacific theatre during World War II. Following the war and his discharge, Ed returned to civilian life and was employed as a lineman, driver,
and meter reader for the Ohio Power Company (American Electric Power) for over 37-1/2 years.

Ed was a life member of both the Thomas Montgomery Post 431, Newcomerstown American
Legion, and the Darrell Beiter Post 3303, Newcomerstown VFW. He also was a charter member of the World War II National Memorial and a member of the Motts Military Museum, Groveport.
Ed also belonged to the Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau and enjoyed farming his Salem Township property in his spare time. He also enjoyed attending the many county fairs in this area
and all of the events that are associated with county fairs.

In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Murphy Robinson, who died March 7, 1983,
and whom he married Dec. 22, 1946. Also deceased is Ed's only brother, C. David Robinson, Adams Township, Coshocton County, who died in 1990.

He is survived by two daughters and
a son, R. Sue (M. Sam) Fechuch of Adams Township, Newcomerstown, and Diane L. Robinson of Gahanna, and Charles E. "Hoss" (Jackie) Robinson of Port Washington; six grandchildren; and
five great-grandchildren.

Memorial services for Ed were celebrated June 10, 2011, at the Ourant Funeral Home, Newcomerstown. Pastor Karen A. Rawlins of the Koinonia Team Ministry
and the Middlebourne United Methodist Church, conducted the services.

Graveside services and burial followed in the West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown, where the Newcomerstown
Veterans' Honor Guard performed military graveside services.

The family is requesting that memorials be made in Ed's name to the Hospice of Guernsey County, P.O. Box 1165,
Cambridge, OH 43725; or the Middlebourne United Methodist Church, c/o Beverly Watson, treasurer, 21335 Bridgewater Road, Quaker City, OH 43773.