Robert Robison – Independence

Robert B. Robison, 92 years old, of Independence, Iowa, formerly of Walker, Iowa, died on Monday, November 18, 2019, at Lexington Estate in Independence.  He was born on August 16, 1927, in Urbana, Iowa, the son of Lucius “Luke” Samson and Vera Leora (Walton) Robison.  He attended school in Rowley, Iowa.  On December 12, 1948, he and the former Betty Eileen Keller were married at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa.  She preceded him in death in 2016.  Mr. Robison farmed all of his life on his farm in Benton and Buchanan Counties.  He enjoyed dancing and playing cards.  Most of all he enjoyed time spent with his grandchildren.  He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Rowley for over 80 years.


Mr. Robison is survived by his 3 daughters, Vicky (Mike) Grover of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Debra (Steve) Yeisley of Springville, Iowa, and Laurie (Louis) Folken of Walker, Iowa.  He is also survived by 5 grandsons, 9 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandson, and 1 brother, Dean (Lynda) Robison of Dysart, Iowa.


In addition to his spouse, he was preceded in death by his parents, 1 great grandson, and 1 sister, Delores Armstrong.


Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 22, 2019, at the United Methodist Church in Rowley with Rev. Susan Higdon officiating.  Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Independence.  Friends may call for visitation from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21st, at the White Funeral Home in Independence.  On line condolences may be left at