Nov. 2, 1904 – Oct. 6, 1988
L. Irl Robinson, 83, of Salem died Thursday in Salem.
He was born in Gordon, Texas. He lived in Cove from 1905 to 1919. He served in the Army from 1923 to 1924 and was middleweight boxing champion in the armed services. He married Iola Childers, June 8, 1928, in La Grande. He lived in Montana, Washington and California before coming to Salem in 1950. He moved to Union in 1976 and returned to Salem in 1978. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Salem, and was on the original board of directors at Capital manor. He was a retired insurance agent for Businessmen’s Insurance Co.
Survivors include his son, Don E. of Union.
Graveside services will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday in Cove Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Union First Baptist Church memorial fund in care of Daniels Valley mortuary, P.O. Box 722, La Grande, 97850. S-J 10/7/88
Friday, October 7, 1988
Contributed by: Tom Childers