The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

May 1, 2013

Marvin Joe Robinson

The Joplin Globe

JOPLIN, Mo. — Marvin Joe Robinson, 81, passed away April 26, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Joplin, Mo.

Joe was born Sept. 4, 1931, in Marceline, Mo. He was press man for the Sacramento Day and several newspapers nationwide.

Joe was married to Betty Robinson Dec. 14, 1986, in Reno, Nev.

Joe is survived by his wife, Betty Robinson; one daughter, Cindy Graves, of Marceline; one stepson, Bill Hermant, of Sparks, Nev.; one brother, Harold Gene Robinson, of Marceline; several grandchildren, B.J. Hermant, Kim Hermant and Deborah Abbott; and eight great-grandchildren.

The body was taken for cremation and private services will be held at a later date.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.