The world lost a lifelong farmer, Billy Scott Robinson, on May 8th, 2023, when he passed away at St. Joseph Hospital in Mt. Sterling. He was a kind soft-hearted person with a passion for farming and gardening. He was born on June 7th, 1940, in Bath County to the late Austin Newton Robinson and Lucy Copher Robinson.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Oleta Hatton Robinson.
Billy is survived by his loving family: three sons and their wives, Barry (Linda) Robinson of Salt Lick, Russ (Sheila) Robinson of Preston, and Kevin (Mary) Robinson of Bethel; eight grandchildren, Tyler (Ashley Paige) Robinson, Dustin (Lane) Robinson, Tasha Robinson, Sierra Brooks (Isaac Crouch), Austin (Margeaux) Robinson, Cole Robinson, Justin Robinson and Will Allison, three great-grandchildren, Kayleigh, Memphis and Emerson "Kyle" Robinson, two brothers and their wives, Larry (Linda) Robinson of Owingsville and Gary Wayne (Mary Lou) Robinson of Salt Lick; two sisters Peggy Robinson (Charles) Gilley of Morehead and Shella Sue Adkins of Owingsville, four sister-in-laws, Janice Hatton of Mt. Sterling, Deloris Hatton of Morehead, and Nellie (Owen) Goodpaster and Opal Blankenship both of Owingsville, uncle, Frank Robinson of Indiana, aunt, Mae McQuithy of Owingsville and several nieces and nephews.
He lived his life as a devoted farmer who always had a passion for the land since he was young. He was someone who loved to be involved within his community by participating in local car shows and other small events that were held yearly. His hobbies also included spending quality time in his garden or growing crops on the farm.
Funeral services have been scheduled for Saturday, May 13th at Michael R Gray Funeral Home located at 89 Slate Avenue in Owingsville. The visitation will commence from 4 PM until 6 PM followed immediately after by the funeral service at 6:00 PM with Rev. Lowell Rice officiating.
The world has lost a kind-hearted farmer who will forever be remembered by all those that knew him as an honorable man who put family first. Although Billy may no longer be among us physically, his legacy lives on through the countless memories he left with everyone fortunate enough to have crossed paths with him.
The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Owingsville is caring for all the arrangements for Billy Scott Robinson.