William Frederick Robinette


William Frederick "Ted" Robinette, Jr., age 64, of Idamay, WV passed away at home on May 10, 2019 following a year-long battle with ALS. Born in Fairmont, on September 20, 1954, he was the son of the late William F. Robinette, Sr. and the late Mary Elinor Robinette Watkins.
Ted graduated from Farmington High School in 1973 and went to work for Consol Energy at the Robinson Run Mine #95 in the same year. He was a dedicated employee and proud member of the UMWA Local 1501 for 45 years. His last few years of employment were for Murray Energy at the Harrison County Mine.

Throughout the years, Ted enjoyed coaching for the Idamay Black Diamonds football team, Monongah Middle School basketball teams, and the Lincoln High School track team which he coached for 10 years. He was also a H.S. basketball official and H.S. & collegiate volleyball official with the North Central WV Volleyball Assoc. for 20 years. He was a member of the Mannington BPOE Elks Lodge WV 388 for 26 years.

Ted is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Deborah (Maxwell) Robinette of Idamay, WV; a daughter, Michelle Moyers and her husband Jeremiah of Pakersburg, WV; a son, William F. Robinette III and his wife Janice of Morgantown, WV; grandchildren, Katherine, Luke, and Noah Moyers; one sister, Ellen M. Webb of Minnesota; aunts, Patty Corcoglioniti, Joan Ross, and Flora Henderson (Roy); a niece, Janet Lazarin (Emilio); a nephew, Richard Yost; great-niece and nephews, Amara, Jon, & Ian Lazarin and Richard & Victor Yost; brothers-in-law, Rick Maxwell (Cheryl), and Terry Maxwell (Cathy) and their families; and many cousins.

In addition to his parents, Ted was preceded in death by a stepfather, Claude Watkins; maternal grandparents, Thomas and Gazella Harker; and paternal grandparents James Robinette and Emma "Tootsie" Czerwinski; uncles, James Robinette, Thomas Harker, Joseph Corcoglioniti, and Robert Ross; a brother-in-law, John T. Webb; and a niece, Tiffany Maxwell.

Ted was cremated per his wishes. The family will receive friends at Ross Funeral Home at 801 Fairmont Avenue, Fairmont on Saturday, May 18th from 1:00-7:00 pm, followed by a memorial service with Pastor Kevin Nuzum officiating.

The family would like to thank Care Partners Home Health and Amedisys Hospice for their great care and kindness.

Condolences may be sent to www.rossfh.com.
Published on May 14, 2019
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Nancy Metz
May 20, 2019
Debbie,I am so very sorry! Sending loving prayers of comfort to you and your family.
Joy Jones
May 19, 2019
Debbie & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I so enjoyed our times together with our church family at the Idamay Methodist Church during that time of our lives.
I remember Ted as a kind and warm person and although
his loss here is hard to bear, I have no doubt that Ted has
gained his place in Heaven, now well and happy beyond
measure. Love to you all. Joy
Debbie Poluck
May 18, 2019
Debbie, Michelle, Teddy & family - we are so sorry for your loss. I know you have a lot of wonderful memories. Sending our love & prayers. ♥️ The Poluck’s
Bruce Masters-Dunedin, Fl
May 17, 2019
I am so sorry for the loss in the Robinette family. Ted was a good man, I enjoyed our friendship. Please know that his family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Nissa Osborn
May 17, 2019
May God rap his loving arms around your family and give you peace. Hugs and prayers.
Crystal Sypolt
May 15, 2019
Dear Debbie and Family,

I am very saddened for your loss of Ted. I pray God will comfort you and give you peace in the days that come.
Tom & Joyce (Besedich) Cale
May 15, 2019
Tom & I send our most sincere condolences to Debbie, their children, grandchildren and the entire family. Ted always had such a dynamic personality and he never forgot a friend. He will be missed by all who knew him. Prayers for your strength and comfort as you mourn his passing.
May 15, 2019
Jill Yoak
May 15, 2019
Sending my love & prayers.
Dave and Pam Closson
May 15, 2019
So sorry Debbie for your loss, keeping you and family in our prayers.
Pam Maxwell Griffith
May 15, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss Sissy. Sending love and hugs your way
Diane Cutlip Honton
May 15, 2019
Prayers to you and your family
Rudy Banick
May 15, 2019
Ted and I had some great times together. Times that I will remember always. Can not believe he is gone. Thoughts and prayers for you Debbie and your family.
Jessica Weekly Freeman
May 15, 2019
Sending my love and prayers.
Cheri Sokolosky
May 15, 2019
So very sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Lill Freeman
May 15, 2019
Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers,
Love, Lill
Terry & Deb Murphy
May 15, 2019
Thinking of you all and wishing you peace.
Stanley Haught
May 15, 2019
Debbie, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Ted was a wonderful man. ❤️
Barbara Snyder Brunetti
May 14, 2019
Debbie I am deeply sorry for your loss. I am praying for comfort and peace during this difficult time for you and your family.
Kathy Lapinsky
May 14, 2019
I’m sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Bob Watkins
May 14, 2019
Hate it your gone used to talk to you before I moved to S.C. But miss you May God Bless