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Dwayne Robinson

July 31, 1961 ~ April 19, 2023 (age 61) 61 Years Old
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Dwayne Robinson Obituary

Dwayne Robinson was born on 31st of July 1961, to the union of Eddie Robinson and Essie Henderson. Preceding him in death was his father Eddie Robinson and his nephew Ronald Laney. Dwayne was the sixth child of seven siblings. Dwayne and Rochelle came to South Bend, IN when he was only three years old; and Rochelle was five years of age. Dwayne was baptized at an early age at the Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church under leadership of Reverend D. Davis. Dwayne began at Harrison Elementary and graduated from Washington High School in 1980. Dwayne had a vast interest for knowledge and continued his education at IUSB for 4yrs where he received a B.S., in 2011 Dwayne attended Ashford University, B.S. of Sociology, Dwayne continued his quest for knowledge by having many years of education under his belt, his latest accomplishment was an IT Specialist.  Dwayne was very proud of the goals he had accomplished.  Dwayne was a family-oriented person, as well as outspoken, if it was on his mind, it was out of his mouth. Dwayne took great pleasure with the help of raising his niece (Baby Pumpkin). Dwayne was very proud, independent, and self-reliant. Dwayne loved to cook and clean and let's not forget, Dwayne loved dancing and having his Cocktail Mary's. Dwayne enjoyed life and all the opportunities life brought to him. Dwayne worked several jobs throughout his life up until becoming ill, then he retired from Adorn Engineering Manufacturing.

Dwayne leave to cherish his remembrance: Mother: Essie Matthews (Sam) of Poplar Bluff, MO, Six Brothers: Robert Rush, Marvin Rush, Ronald Rush of St. Louis, MO; Kevin Henderson (Keisha) of Minnesota, Donald Henderson, Luke Henderson (Tracie) of South Bend, IN; Three Sisters: Jacqueline Rush, Karen Watt (Gregory) of St. Louis, MO; Rochelle Robinson of South Bend, IN,. One Aunt:  Doris Jennings (David) of Houston, TX; 7 Nephews: Darrell, Ronald, Russell, Robert, Terrell, Deandrea, Lil Ronnie; 7 nieces: Rochelle, Marie, Shaunique, Me'Sha, Reauna, Reva, Raven. Great niece Saniah Thomas as special caregiver.


April 28, 2023 

11AM Viewing 

12noon Service 

Laymen Chapel CME Church

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery 


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April 28, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Laymen Chapel CME Church

Celebration of Life
April 28, 2023

12:00 PM
Laymen Chapel CME Church

Interment following funeral service
April 28, 2023

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
23449 Edison Rd.


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