Obituary of Eddie Robinson Sr.

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Eddie Robinson Sr.

Eddie Gay Robinson Sr. (born February 13, 1919 in Jackson, Louisiana) was a coach who was best known for being the head coach at Grambling State University (historically black university in Grambling, Louisiana, United states) from 1941 to 1942, then 1946 to 1997 and for being considered as one of the greatest American football coaches of all time. Eddie died on April 7, 2007 and his death was because of Alzheimer’s disease. He died at age 88.

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Eddie Robinson Sr. Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Robinson, Eddie
    • Common Name: Eddie Robinson Sr.
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Jackson, Louisiana, United States
    • Birth Date: February 13, 1919
    • Age: 88 (at death)
    • Occupation: Coach
    • Net Worth: $6 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Froot Loops Cereal
    • Favorite Color: Crimson (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Eddie's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Eddie Gay Robinson Sr.
    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Doris Mott Robinson (married 1941-2007, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Eddie Robinson Jr.
    • Daughter(s):
      • Lillian Rose Robinson

Death Notice:

Category Tags:

CoachAmerican Born on February 13th Born in 1919 Born in Louisiana Died in 2007 Died at age 88 Died from Alzheimer's disease

Quotable Quotes:

"Eddie Robinson was an excellent player for Chicago Bears and he also played for the Detroit Lions. Robinson was killed in a car accident in 1989 and his death has been greatly mourned. (V)"

"Eddie Robinson was a professional running back in the NFL and played for the Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens and New Orleans Saints. In 2009, Robinson was found dead in his hotel room in the Netherlands. Robinson had been taken ill in the Netherlands and was flown back to the United States for treatment. (V)"

Is Mr. Eddie Robinson still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-04-11 12:43:06
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