William R. Robinson passed away at Angela Hospice on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at the age of 86. William was born in Detroit on May 30, 1927 the son of William A. and Marguerite ( Albright ) Robinson. He served with the United States Navy at the end of World War II. Bill is survived by his wife Mary Jane ( nee Anderson ) and his eight children; Georgia ( Bruce ) Sanders, Jacquelyn ( Patrick ) O'Connor, Vickie ( Darryl ) Smith, William ( JoAnn ) Robinson, Liz Richardson, Molly ( Terry ) Bixler, James ( Cyndi ) Robinson and Meg ( David ) Pietrowski. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Elizabeth Sanders, Jonathan ( Meghani ) Sanders, Ryan ( Jody ) O'Connor, James ( Dorothy ) Gilbert, Brandon Gilbert, Stephanie ( Jake ) Johnson, Christopher Smith, Sarah Smith, Justin ( Karla ) Robinson, Joshua ( Erin ) Robinson, Jeremy ( Emily ) Eaton, Katie Richardson, Kari Richardson, Emily Richardson, Matthew ( Amanda ) Bixler, Nathan ( Emily ) Bixler, Steven Bixler, David Bixler, Jared Robinson, Chad Robinson, Rachel Rogers, Rebecca Rogers, Noel Pietrowski and the late William O'Connor and Bill's great grandchildren Haley and Amy Sanders, Kathryn and Eda Marie O'Connor, Brianna Robinson, Levi William Richardson, Hannah and Wellesley Bixler. Also leaves brother Jack ( Maureen ) Robinson. Visitation will be held at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main Street, Plymouth on Wednesday from 12 noon until 9 pm. Visitation will continue on Thursday from 10 am until the time of the funeral service at 11 am at Faith Lutheran Church, 30000 5 Mile Road, Livonia. A luncheon will be held following the service at the church. In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to the Salvation Army or Rotary Foundation.