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Michael Wayne Robinson, Jr.

Michael Wayne Robinson, Jr., 35, passed away December 22, 2017.  He is survived by his mother, Margaret Harrell Ball and husband, Anthony; father, Michael Wayne Robinson, Sr.; sister, Ashley; brother, Derrick and wife, Marybeth; nephew, Grant; beloved uncle, Eric; a large extended family of aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces; and his dog, Blazer, whom he loved and was loved by dearly.

Michael grew up in Emporia, Va where he learned the value of hard work from his father on the family farm.  He took an interest in computers at an early age with the guidance of his uncle Eric.  Michael attended Greensville County High School and then Virginia Tech, where he earned his Bachelor’s of Science in both Computer and Electrical Engineering.  After college Michael accepted a position at Spreadtrum Communications in San Diego, CA and continued his career there for 13 years.  He had a passion for travel and an unending thirst for knowledge.

Services will be held at Owen Funeral Home on Sunday, December 31st at 2 o’clock with graveside burial to follow at Greensville Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.owenfh.com.

Delegate Roslyn Tyler Receives Virginia Education Association Legislative Champion Award

Delegate Roslyn Tyler, House of Delegate Representative of the 75th District was awarded the Virginia Education Association 2017 Legislative Champion Award by Kathy Burcher, VEA Director of Government Relations and Research for her legislation HB 2332 which was passed by the Senate and the House.

HB 2332 legislation passed was to increase teacher's salary at or above the national average. This legislation was signed into law by Governor Terry McAuliffe at the State Capitol.

Delegate Roslyn Tyler will be returning to the General Assembly on January 10, 2018 and serves as senior member on the State Committee on Education.

Please feel free to contact her at delrtyler@house.virginia.gov or 804 698-1075.

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