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Marvin Curtis Robinson, Jr.

Marvin Curtis Robinson, Jr.
  • February 9, 1931 - May 1, 2021
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“Marvin was a Classmate (1953) of mine at Clemson and on the same Company as Junior's..I was the Company 1st got to have a great deal of...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Ralph Jackson,Pawleys Island

“Marvin and Audrey were very special friends. When I opened my business they went out of their way to help get my office ready. Marvin ran many...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Darlene Harmon - Spartanburg

“I met Marvin at Clemson A&M College in 1949 in our freshman year when we played basketball and we have been good friends ever since. I am deeply...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Stewart Blume - Columbia, SC

“Marvin was such a great man! I worked with him when I came into product development at Milliken, I was always the only girl in that area and I was so...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Karen Stavrakas - Coworker

“Marvin was the quintessential southern gentleman. Our supplier/customer relationship evolved into a warm friendship over the years and I will always...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: edward rand - Charlotte, NC

“Marvin was a true Southern Gentleman. I got to know Marvin and Audrey through their daughter, Jerry-Grace, who is my dear sister-in-law. Numerous...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Jennifer Daniel - Atlanta, GA

“Marvin and my Aunt Audrey took me in when my mother passed away at the age of 18 months. These two lovely people treated me like their own son. My...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Don Kiraly - Family

“Much love ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Katy Fly

“My fondest memories of my long career at Milliken & Company are of the years I had the pleasure and honor of working with Marvin Robinson. Without...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: John Fly - Spartanburg, SC

“Marvin was a very special man who was my mentor early in my career and a dear friend for many years. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Matt Richardson

“My dear Audrey, I wanted to talk with you but did not have your number. I was so saddened and shocked to read of Marvin's death today in the paper....Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Bill Stewart - Spartanburg, SC

“My, deepest, sympathy to Marvin's family and friends. He was a, wonderful, person, and my, very, best friend since grammar school. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Barney Gradman - NAPLES - Friend

“On behalf of the CACI Fed Inc Company and the Theater Medical Information Program Marine Corps Team, we send our deepest sympathies and condolences...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: John Jones - North Charleston, SC

Robinson, Marvin Curtis, Jr., 90, of Mt. Pleasant, SC passed away May 1, 2021 after a brief illness. He was predeceased by his parents Marvin Curtis and Lucile Carmichael Robinson; his daughter, Jane Robinson Hunnicutt and her two sons, Robinson and Craig. He is survived by his beloved wife, Audrey K. Robinson; his son, Walton C. Robinson and wife Anne; daughter, Elizabeth R. Harrell and husband Tim; daughter, Jerry-Grace R. Sadler and husband Bruce; grandchildren, Emery R. MacPherson (Nick), Kelsey R. Nichols (Billy), Keane C. Robinson (Caitlyn), Palmer Harrell, Alec Sadler, Ryder Sadler, Wren Sadler; great-grandchildren, Walton and Myer Macpherson and Annie and Billy Nichols. He is also survived by siblings, brother, Robert J. Robinson and his wife Anne and sister, Betty Robinson and extended family of Asheville, NC.

Marvin was born February 9, 1931 in Weaverville, NC. He grew up in Asheville, NC, attending Lee H. Edwards High School where he played baseball, football, and basketball. He received his degree in Textile Engineering from Clemson University in 1953. While at Clemson, he played basketball and had 614 rebounds in 54 career games for an average of 11.37 per game, which is second in Clemson history, trailing all-time great Tree Rollins. He joins Clemson Ring of Honor members Rollins and Dale Davis as the only players in Clemson history to average at least 10 rebounds a game for a career and the only players in Clemson history to average a double-double.

He attended graduate school at the Institute of Textile Technology in Charlottesville, VA. Following his graduate degree, he was commissioned as an Officer in the Army at Fort Knox. Upon his discharge from the Army, he worked his entire 36-year career for Milliken and Company and retired as Director of Development.
Upon retirement he enjoyed his passions for spending time with family, golf, Clemson Sports, and traveling. He was a Senior Club Golf Champion at the Carolina Country Club in Spartanburg, SC. He was an active and devoted church member and Sunday School Teacher. He was also involved and held leadership positions in several civic and charitable organizations.

A special thanks to the exceptional caregivers at Somerby 2L Assisted Living, Crescent Hospice of Charleston, as well as Beverly Rouse and Sally Tanner.

A private graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 8th.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Crescent Hospice of Charleston, 4401 Belle Oaks Drive, Suite 105, Charleston, SC 29405, or the charity of your choice.