Warren Edward Robinson Sr., affectionately known as “PopPop” entered into glory on January 22, 2021. Warren was born on June 19, 1937 in Philadelphia, to Leonard Robinson Sr. and Julia Pitts. Warren was educated in the Philadelphia public school system.
Warren would go on to marry Myriam, the love of his life. Together they were married 11 years and through their love and devotion to one another, remained a shining example of love and oneness.
Warren was a devout Christian, a real man of God accepting Christ into his life many years ago. Warren would later join Miller Memorial baptist church in 1987 and served for 30 years. While under Reverend Dr. Wayne M. Weathers, he was ordained as a Deacon in 2012. It was then that his genuine love for people and his passion to share the gospel would be expanded and put to use in the ministry. Warren would later follow Reverend Weathers as he transitioned to Vision of Hope Baptist church where he would serve until his untimely passing. Warren was a faithful vessel, serving on many ministries including the choir and becoming a trustee.
Warren also worked for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority as a bus driver before finally retiring as a field supervisor. Anyone who came into contact with Warren could immediately sense his warm spirit and kind heart which allowed him to connect and foster many lifelong friendships throughout the years.
In 1997 as a Master Mason, Warren received a citation from the Council of the City of Philadelphia. He was recognized for his generosity in charitable endeavors and his contributions to activities that promoted education, encouraged research for the study of disease, provide scholarships, and reduce delinquency.
In 1999 Warren was again awarded a citation for his contributions to the community. He was recognized for his ongoing efforts and spirit of generosity that helped make the community a safer, more compassionate, and unified place for the young and old alike. It was also stated that he worked tirelessly and with good cheer.
Warren loved to laugh and sing. He enjoyed learning how to play the piano and thoroughly enjoyed being of service to others as well as spending quality time with his loved ones. He would give you the shirt off of his back if you needed it and lit up every room with his joyous, loving and kind demeanor. Warren always said that he was “Blessed by the Best”, even in his last days, and he certainly was. He was loved by many and will be immensely missed.
Warren leaves to cherish, his wife, Myriam, brothers, Louie, Leonard and Ernard Robinson, children Warren Jr, William, Cynthia, Valerie, Vanessa, Veronica, Serafin, and Peter. Warren also leaves to cherish 32 grandchildren, 55 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
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