Former U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer and public relations specialist Bruce Ambrose Robinson, age 66 passed away peacefully surrounded by friends at The Nashville Veterans Administration Hospital on Sunday, June 5, 2022. Bruce was a respected veteran and a civilian a recipient of President George H. W. Bush's Thousand Points Of Light Award for his community outreach work.
Bruce was born on September 10, 1955, in Campbellsville KY to his parents Samuel (deceased) and Mary Robinson. When he was just 18, Bruce chose to serve his country by enlisting in the U.S. Coast Guard and was stationed at Naval Station Treasure Island in San Francisco, California. Bruce would go on to serve as a protector and guardian of our national shores.
After his honorable discharge from the Coast Guard, Bruce went to work as a gifted public relations specialist and worked with a host of celebrities including.. Esther Rolle, Stevie Wonder, and Madge Sinclair. He was an eloquent, imaginative visionary who loved his work. He chose to settle down in Nashville Tennessee, the southern Mecca for music, art, and entertainment.
Bruce was predeceased by his brothers Joseph and Charles Robinson and father, Samuel Robinson. He is survived by his mother, Mary Elizabeth Robinson; his sister, Dr Faye Robinson Davis (Lee Askew); daughter, Melody Clophus; son, Pastor Bruce J. Robinson (Alicia); son, Samuel P. Robinson (Kelsi Rose); and grandfather to 11 grandchildren.
There will be a viewing for the public at Hayes Brothers Funeral Home Campbellsville on the preceding Tuesday evening between 5-7 pm for the public.
The date and time for the interment service with military honors are Wednesday, 22 June at 1:30 pm at Lebanon National Cemetery.
Hayes Brothers Funeral Home Campbellsville is in charge of the arrangements.
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