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Full Text of SR0867  103rd General Assembly



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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened
3to learn of the death of Roy E. Robinson of Springfield, who
4passed away on February 1, 2024; and
5    WHEREAS, Roy Robinson was born in Plattsburg, New York to
6Irvin and Mildred Robinson on March 8, 1927; he graduated from
7Champlain Central High School; he served in the U.S. Navy
8during World War II aboard the USS Wisconsin battleship; he
9graduated from Syracuse University in 1950, where he was a
10member of the Sigma Pi Fraternity; he married Harriet F. True
11in Syracuse, New York in 1951; he received his CPCU
12designation (Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter) in
131960 and his CAE (Certified Association Executive) in 1975;
15    WHEREAS, Roy Robinson worked as a special agent for the
16Transamerica Insurance Company for several years in Syracuse,
17New York and was the executive director of the Independent
18Insurance Agents of Illinois for 20 years; he retired in 1990;
20    WHEREAS, Roy Robinson was past president of CPCU Chapters
21in Syracuse, New York and Bloomington, past president of the
22Illinois Society of Association Executives, and past president



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1of the Independent Agents Association Executives; and
2    WHEREAS, Roy Robinson was a member of Springfield First
3United Methodist Church, the IBT Sunday School Class, the
4Chapel Church at Mesa Spirit, Arizona, the Chatham Masonic
5Lodge #523, the Ansar Shrine Parade Group, the Ansar Patrol,
6and the Ansar Retiree Club; and
7    WHEREAS, Roy Robinson and his wife lived in Chatham for 30
8years; during retirement, he and his wife spent 23 winters in
9Mesa, Arizona; he enjoyed playing golf and watching all
10sports, specifically his beloved Chicago Cubs; he also enjoyed
11playing cards, traveling, and spending time with his family;
13    WHEREAS, Roy Robinson was honored to attend the September
142011 Land of Lincoln Honor Flight to Washington D.C.; and
15    WHEREAS, Roy Robinson is survived by his wife of 72 years,
16Harriet; his sons, Bruce (Delaine), Gary (Maria), and Roy Jr.
17(Jill); six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren with
18two more on the way; therefore, be it
20ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
21Roy E. Robinson and extend our sincere condolences to his



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1family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
3    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
4presented to the family of Roy Robinson as an expression of our
5deepest sympathy.