1931 Marvin 2021

Marvin Curtis Robinson

February 9, 1931 — May 1, 2021

Robinson, Marvin Curtis, Jr., 90, of Mt. Pleasant, SC passed away May 1, 2021 after a brief illness. He was predeceased by his parents Marvin Curtis and Lucile Carmichael Robinson; his daughter, Jane Robinson Hunnicutt and her two sons, Robinson and Craig. He is survived by his beloved wife, Audrey K. Robinson; his son, Walton C. Robinson and wife Anne; daughter, Elizabeth R. Harrell and husband Tim; daughter, Jerry-Grace R. Sadler and husband Bruce; grandchildren, Emery R. MacPherson (Nick), Kelsey R. Nichols (Billy), Keane C. Robinson (Caitlyn), Palmer Harrell, Alec Sadler, Ryder Sadler, Wren Sadler; great-grandchildren, Walton and Myer Macpherson and Annie and Billy Nichols. He is also survived by siblings, brother, Robert J. Robinson and his wife Anne and sister, Betty Robinson and extended family of Asheville, NC.

Marvin was born February 9, 1931 in Weaverville, NC. He grew up in Asheville, NC, attending Lee H. Edwards High School where he played baseball, football, and basketball. He received his degree in Textile Engineering from Clemson University in 1953. While at Clemson, he played basketball and had 614 rebounds in 54 career games for an average of 11.37 per game, which is second in Clemson history, trailing all-time great Tree Rollins. He joins Clemson Ring of Honor members Rollins and Dale Davis as the only players in Clemson history to average at least 10 rebounds a game for a career and the only players in Clemson history to average a double-double.

He attended graduate school at the Institute of Textile Technology in Charlottesville, VA. Following his graduate degree, he was commissioned as an Officer in the Army at Fort Knox. Upon his discharge from the Army, he worked his entire 36-year career for Milliken and Company and retired as Director of Development.
Upon retirement he enjoyed his passions for spending time with family, golf, Clemson Sports, and traveling. He was a Senior Club Golf Champion at the Carolina Country Club in Spartanburg, SC. He was an active and devoted church member and Sunday School Teacher. He was also involved and held leadership positions in several civic and charitable organizations.

A special thanks to the exceptional caregivers at Somerby 2L Assisted Living, Crescent Hospice of Charleston, as well as Beverly Rouse and Sally Tanner.

A private graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 8th.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Crescent Hospice of Charleston, 4401 Belle Oaks Drive, Suite 105, Charleston, SC 29405, or the charity of your choice.
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