Jesse Donald (Donnie) Robinson


Jesse Donald (Donnie) Robinson, age 84 of Irvington, KY, passed away on April 2, 2021, at Hosparus inpatient unit at Norton's Hospital in Louisville, KY after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Donnie was born on September 4, 1936, in Hardin Co., KY to the late Roy L. Robinson and Margaret Gregory Robinson who proceeded him in death.

Donnie graduated from Irvington High School in 1956 and was a member of the Irvington Baptist Church for many years. He was a 60-year member of the Irvington Masonic Lodge, an Eastern Star member, served on the Board of Directors at Breckinridge Health for 21 years, and was a member of the Breckinridge Antique Tractor and Engine Club. He worked as a fertilize plant manager for 30 years, owned Irvington True Value, and was a Breckinridge Co school bus driver for 17 years. He also enjoyed farming, golfing, and traveling with his wife and daughters to various places throughout his life. He was a devoted husband, father, and friend to many.

Donnie is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Sue Margaret Hardaway Robinson, and his two daughters, Donnette and Debbie (Mike Greenwell) Robinson. He is also survived by one niece and nephew, one great-niece and nephew, one great-great-nephew, and many cousins and numerous friends.

A special thank you to the staff of both Hosparus Health of Central Kentucky and Hosparus inpatient unit for the care given to him during his final months of life.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 2:00 PM EDT from the Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with burial to follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 7, 2021, from 3:00 – 9:00 PM EDT and after 9:00 AM Thursday at the funeral home.

Expressions of Sympathy can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at 6100 Dutchman's Lane, Suite 401, Louisville KY, or to Hosparus Health of Central KY, 105 Diecks Dr. Elizabethtown, KY 42701.

Online condolences may be made at www.irvingtonfh.com.

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