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Emmett Robinson

Emmett George Robinson Jr.

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Emmett George “Skip” Robinson Jr., 71, a resident of St. Francisville, LA, died on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. He was retired, after serving as a teacher and coach at West Feliciana High School for over 20 years. There will be a memorial service at Charlet Funeral Home, Inc. in Zachary, LA on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 5pm. He is survived by his sister, Edith Robinson Austin and spouse Ronnie Austin of Tustin, CA; two brothers, Daniel George Robinson and his wife Georgette of Tallahassee, FL; Guy George Robinson and his wife Suzanne of Portland, OR; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Emmett and Rita Robinson and his brother, Darrell George Robinson. Throughout his career, he guided the paths of generations of students and athletes. He was proud to have coached girls’ softball, football, and track, as well as his regular task of teaching science. Skip earned two bachelor's degrees from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond and graduated from East Jefferson High School in Metairie, La. In lieu of flowers and in honor of Skip’s devotion to education and animals please consider a donation to “Skip’s Kids” as part of Families in Need of Assistance c/o West Feliciana High School, 8604 US Hwy 61, St. Francisville, La. 70775. Or the West Feliciana Animal Humane Society at www.wfahs.org.
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    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 5:00pm
    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 5:00pm
    Charlet Funeral Home, Inc. Zachary
    4230 High Street
    ZACHARY, LA 70791
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Dianne Peabody

Posted at 04:20pm
I am sorry I missed the service. I intended to attend however after attending the Prelims of the Capital City Swim League High
School Championships Nov. 2,2019 I discovered my 92 year old mother had taken ill so I had to change my plans. I so appreciated Skip assisting as the faculty representative at high school swim meets years ago after beginning the West Feliciana
High School Swim Team. Skip even accompanied the team and me to the LHSAA State High School Swimming Championships in New Orleans in 1997 and was present as our boys were runner ups to the champions at that meet. It was exciting accepting the the trophy for West Feliciana at the meet! Thank You Skip, We could not have done it without you! Thanks for those memories and for your gracious assistance.
Dianne B. Peabody
West Feliciana Swim Coach

PS I am from Metairie too and recall Skip and others on the Panthers football team at the old Metairie Playground. My husband graduated with Skip from E.J. High School where they were the first E.J. High School Wrestling State Champions.

Tommy Dunn

Posted at 01:30pm
A very fitting photo. The ever-present lab coat and a big grin. Rest In Peace, Coach.

Tess Folse Cottage

Posted at 09:33am
My life long friend, I will miss you with all my heart. You touched the lives of so many children and adults as a teacher and a coach. You had a productive life, you will always be remembered as a man of humor.
May you Rest in Peace.

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