Savannah, Ga. — Edwina Patricia (Patsy) Robinson died on May 13, 2021, at her home.
A native of Savannah, Patsy was born on February 23, 1945. She graduated from Savannah High School in 1963. She attended Armstrong Junior College and then transferred to Woman’s College in Milledgeville, Ga., where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. Patsy married Randal Robinson, also a native Savannahian, on July 13, 1968. She taught at Massie School and Isle of Hope Elementary before staying home and starting a family. Later she tutored for Cavalry Day School and Royce Learning Center and taught 3rd grade for ten years at Rambam Hebrew Day School.
Patsy was a very active member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church. She was a long-time Sunday School teacher for children and adults, was president of the United Methodist Women, and spent many hours volunteering with Care and Share and other ministries.
She was the founder and president of the Wilshire Area Neighborhood Association, as well as a docent for the Davenport House museum. Patsy was a devoted friend with a welcoming spirit and a servant’s heart. She met people where they were, was attentive to their needs and had the gift of hospitality.
She is predeceased by her parents, Malcolm and Edwina Williams.
Patsy is survived by her husband, Randal A. Robinson, Jr., daughters Beth Robinson Burgin (Will) of Columbus, Ga., Katy Robinson Byram (Whit) of Hahira, Ga., grandchildren Sarah Byram, Liam Burgin, Susannah Byram, Alex Burgin, sister Becky Williams Waters (Gene) of Statesboro, Ga., nephews, and cousins.
The family is grateful for the care provided by Beth Powell, Ayetta Davis, Corine Evans and Hospice Savannah.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, May 17, 2021 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. The funeral service will be Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, 429 Abercorn Street.
Interment will follow at Hillcrest Abbey West on Dean Forest Rd. Masks are requested for the visitation and service.
Memorials may be made to Wesley Monumental UMC.
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