Edward J. Robinson
Edward "Ed" J. Robinson, 57, of Carmel, formerly of Lucerne, Rochester and Walkerton, passed away on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 at his residence. He was born on July 2, 1962 in Ambler, Pennsylvania.
Ed was a 1980 Caston High School graduate and a 1984 graduate of Manchester University. After graduating Ed taught high school English at Caston High School then later at John Glenn High School.
For the past 13 years, Ed and his brothers worked together at R.T. Moore Inc. in Indianapolis.
Ed enjoyed golfing and watching sports. His favorite teams were Notre Dame football and all the Philadelphia sports teams - Phillies, Eagles, Flyers and 76ers - a true Phanatic! Ed and his siblings enjoyed attending many of these sporting events when they were little growing up in Philadelphia. Ed later enjoyed being a beloved uncle to his nieces and nephew.
The favorite part of summer was the family pool parties where everyone got together and enjoyed each other's company. Ed was a very attentive uncle and was cherished by his nephew and nieces.
Survivors include his siblings, Dorothy Robinson Smock (Wayne) of Marion, David Robinson (Jill) of Brownsburg and Jim Robinson (Alison) of Carmel; and nieces and nephew, Shea Smock of Chicago, Stone Robinson of Brownsburg, Olivia Robinson of Brownsburg, Halle Robinson of Carmel and Kayleigh Robinson of Carmel. He is also survived by aunts, uncles and cousins which include the families of Denny and Barb Hayden, Chuck and Sonie Spradling, Kathi and Dave Baxter, Mike Little and Karen Powers, Lori and Steve Beck, and Fred and Nora Peterson.
He was preceded in death by his mother Judith Rearick Robinson and uncle Tom Rearick.
Visitation will be on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 from 3-6 p.m. at Rans Funeral Homes & Crematory, Harrison Chapel, 304 S. Chicago St., Royal Center. Memories are welcomed to be shared by family and friends at 6 p.m. Ed will be laid to rest along-side his mother Judy at a private service at Masonic Cemetery in Pittsburg, Indiana.
Please sign Ed's online guestbook or leave a condolence for the Robinson family at www.ransfuneralhomes.com
Published on February 26, 2020

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Rebecca Balogh
Mar 08, 2020
Ed was truly a wonderful and generous spirit. He was witty and charming, & could give it, as well as take it it. My heart goes out to his family. I am so sorry for your loss. He was a good man
Michael Miser
Mar 03, 2020
One of the great examples of intense gentlemen that passed torches of knowledge to many. Lessons that have helped me believe that there is something left at the bottom when you thought you were empty. Thank you Coach Rob.
Emily
Mar 03, 2020
I had Mr. Rob for my sophomore English class and he made you feel like an equal, and not just a student. That class remains one of my favorites in my high school career. My condolences to his family.
Brooke
Mar 03, 2020
Coach Rob was one of a kind. He always pushed you to be better version of the person you were the day before because he truly believed you would be. My sincerest condolences to his friends and family. He was sorely missed by many when he left John Glenn and he will surely be missed by all now.
Johanna Crosier
Mar 03, 2020
Iā€™m so sorry for your loss. Mr. Robinson was a great teacher, fun DJ, and just a great all around person.
Lexia
Mar 03, 2020
Mr. Robinson was such a great, fun, kind person! He was our class sponsor and we sure did have fun!
He also was the DJ at my wedding! Great time for sure!!
Prayers for his family šŸ’œ
Dawn Ickes
Mar 03, 2020
Mr. Robinson was such a great and caring person. He was my 12th grade english teacher at John Glenn. He was so kind and took interest in his student's lives. Condolences to his family and friends.
Beth Schmeltz
Mar 03, 2020
I worked with Ed at John Glenn. He was a lot of fun. Best memory is when Ed, Paul, Dan K and Dan S dressed as women for a pep session. Best pep session EVER!
I will miss his smile and that twinkle in his eye. God Bless.
Jason Coffman
Mar 03, 2020
RIP Coach. I'll never forget seeing you yelling for me to "Turn it on" during an interception return, even though it got called back.
Jim Master
Mar 03, 2020
He was one of my favorite English teachers at JGHS. RIP Mr. Robinson.
Amelia Lichtenbarger
Mar 03, 2020
He was such and amazing teacher/coach. Knew all of his students by name. Huge heart and always smiling. Rest in peace