Lifetime member Bill Robson passed 9/20/18. He will be truly missed.
“Bill is a lifetime member of the NRA and Dallas Arms Collectors Association, Bill enjoyed volunteering to teach gun safety and work the shows, meeting many friends along the way. He loved the history, design and precision of guns and the art of target shooting.”
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John William “Bill” Robson was born in San Antonio, Texas on May 6, 1945, to Dorothea Jane (Rinehardt) Robson and Jack Spratt Robson.
Bill grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, attending Arlington Heights High School where he ran track and participated in ROTC activities. Bill began his undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. He met his wife of 50 years, Jean Dickson (Cash) Robson at Texas Tech. They married in 1968 and moved to Fort Worth, eventually settling in Dallas, Texas in 1970. They have two daughters, Ann (1969) and Christa (1970), who quickly filled their time and attention.
Bill worked at Koegel & Cash Architects in Dallas while finishing his undergraduate studies. Bill graduated from University of Texas at Arlington in 1979 with a BSEE degree, Bachelor Science Electrical Engineering. Bill continued his love for Electrical Engineering throughout his life, only pausing work to undergo recent medical treatments. His drafting table, endless supply of colored pencils, protractors and graph paper were of constant enjoyment to his girls. He enjoyed membership into several Electrical Engineering associations, often volunteering to man the registration table so he could meet as many people as possible.
Bill was active in the Bishop Dunne High School Board of Directors, with both daughters graduating from Dunne. He ran chains at the football games and enjoyed the friendships made with so many families of Bishop Dunne.
Bill is a lifetime member of the NRA and Dallas Arms Collectors Association, Bill enjoyed volunteering to teach gun safety and work the shows, meeting many friends along the way. He loved the history, design and precision of guns and the art of target shooting.
Bill loved adventures with Jean, travelling around Texas and the US to spend time with friends and enjoy being outdoors. Bill also volunteered to help foster dogs reach their forever homes by driving them to the next destination on their journey. He was adored by many family dogs and grand-dogs. Bill and Jean spent many a weekend in Austin, participating in the activities of their grandchildren, Max and Lily.
Bill is survived by the love of his life, wife Jean Dickson (Cash) Robson, daughter Ann Elizabeth (Robson) Sellers, daughter Christa Diane (Robson) Tomlin, sons in law, Scott Mason Sellers and Steven Michael Tomlin and grandchildren, Max Hamilton Sellers and Lily Catherine Sellers.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 7PM to 9PM at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel in Waxahachie.
Funeral Service is scheduled for 5PM on September 28, 2018 at the Kessler Park United Methodist Church located at 1215 Turner Ave., Dallas, Texas 75208. Interment will follow at Little Bethel Cemetery in Duncanville.