Richard Douglas “Dickie” Robson, 80, of Rixeyville, passed away April 29, 2018, at Fauquier Health and Rehabilitation Center in Warrenton.
He was born on January 25, 1938, at Rixeyville, to the late Charles Harmon Robson and Ethel Jasper Robson.
Mr. Robson retired from the Virginia Department of Transportation after 30 years of service. He served in active duty with the U.S. Army and then served 30 years in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Active in his community of Jeffersonton, he was a lifetime member of Jeffersonton Baptist Church, serving as a Deacon, Choir Director, Youth Director and Cemetery Director. He was also a lifetime member of the Jefferson Ruritan Club and former president of the Jeffersonton Community Center. He was honored to be named a “Culpeper Colonel,” an honorary title bestowed upon Culpeper County residents recognized for their tireless community service. His volunteer service included 17 years at the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center at Fauquier Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma McConchie Robson; two children, Martha Love Jenkins and husband Gabriel of Brandy Station, and Doug Robson, Rixeyville; his brother, Mort Robson and wife Audrey of Rixeyville; four grandchildren, Samantha Duda and husband Michael, Jeremy Robson, Nolan Jenkins and Becca Jenkins, and two great grandchildren, Rayna Jenkins and Jacob Duda.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Harmon Robson, II.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at Jeffersonton Baptist Church, 18498 Springs Road, Jeffersonton. Pastor Dennis Smith will conduct the funeral at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the church. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 400 Holiday Court, Warrenton, Va. 20186.
Online condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com