By: JEFFREYREYNOLDS SPORTSEDITOR
May 1, 2013
John 4:36 states: “And he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal: that both he that soweth and he heapeth may rejoice together.”
James Robinette of New Tazewell, Tenn., was born June 29, 1951, received his eternal reward April 30, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his Parents, Basil and Martha (Workman) Robinette, his Daughter, Sherry Lynn Robinette, His grand Daughter, Gracie Robinette, his Brother Clarence Robinette, his Sister Barbara (Robinette) Ward, and his step-Mother, Emma Jean Robinette.
He was a retired coal miner who worked just as hard for God as he did for his family. He was a singer and deacon at Myers Grove Church in New Tazewell, where he attended church faithfully. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friends. He was a man so meek and humble and was loved by so many. To know James Robinette was to love him.
He is survived by his loving Wife: Gladys (White) Robinette Sons and Daughters-in-law: Ricky and Misty Robinette Eric Robinette and Caitlin Coppack Daughter and Son-in-law: Samantha and Rodney Smith II Grandchildren: Lexi Smith, Lilly and Chace Robinette and Skyla Robinette Several sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 P.M. Thursday May 2, 2013 at Myers Grove Baptist Church. Funeral service 3:00 P.M. Friday May 3, 2013 at Myers Grove Baptist Church. Burial in the Myers Grove Cemetery.
Ministers will be the Rev. Josh Hall and Deacon Roscoe Miller. Singers will be Bill Angel and Wayne Carpenter. Pallbearers will be Tommy Robinette, Rodney Smith, Jacob Workman, Brandon White, Stoney White, Eric Robinette.
Coffey Fuenral Home is in charge of arrangements.