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Linn County News

Published Aug. 5, 2020

 

James J. Shannon Robinson, age 40, of Prescott, Kan., passed away at his home the morning of Aug. 1, 2020. Shannon was born the son of James Jay and Betty Dunagan Robinson on March 29, 1980, at Kansas City, Kan. 

He loved riding motorcycles, listening to music, and fishing, but most of all his family and playing with his grandchildren. 

Shannon was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Amanda Robinson. He is survived by his wife, Billie; two sons, Thomas Robinson and Jacob Grimes; two daughters, Kayla Robinson and Shyanna Grimes; and two grandsons, Colton and Hayden McCarson.

 There is not a service scheduled at this time. Online condolences may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.

 

 

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