Industry Veteran Passes Away

Roy Robinson

Roy Robinson, an industry pioneer in the Chicago market, passed away last October at the age of 96 years old.

Robinson worked for Englewood Electric Supply for more than 40 years, retiring as Vice President of Purchasing.

His son, Jeff Robinson, account manager at Revere Electric Supply/BJ Electric Supply, shared the following obituary with our readers:

August 17, 1925 – October 9, 2021

Roy Robinson, U.S. WWII Army Veteran, passed away October 9, 2021.  Devoted husband of the late Rose (nee Latzko); Loving father of Linda (Alan) Pikey, Roy Joseph (Karen), Donna (Tom) Rosseland, and Jeff (Teri); Proud grandfather of David (Lauren) Pikey, Carolyn Ward, Jill (Dave) Osborn, Andrew (Nathalie) Robinson, Sam Robinson, Nolan Robinson, and Leah (Josiah) Lyle, Brent and Matthew Rosseland; Dear great-grandpa of Tara and Dylan Pikey; Reese, Noelle, and Finn Ward; Brandon and Eliza Osborn; Caly and Xander Lyle. 


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