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(December 18, 1954 – February 11, 2016)

Blake T. Robison Our brother and friend to so many Blake T. Robison went to be with the Lord February 11, 2016, at the age of 61.Born December 18, 1954 to parents Robert J. and Theresa A. (Jerry) Robison. At the time of his death he was co-owner of ABL (formerly Robison?ÇÖs Fine Jewelry). A lifelong resident of Midland he graduated from Midland High School and Gemological Institute of America Santa Monica and was renowned for his expertise in the jewelry appraisal business. A passionate and accomplished athlete, he pitched Little League Baseball, played tennis at Midland High School, and he was a recipient of several awards including MVP golf. He most enjoyed his time on the golf course and was well known for his humor and unique sense of style. He defied the ?Ç£norm?Ç¥ forging his own path, a memorable man that will be the subject of many a story for years to come. His nieces and nephews affectionately referred to him as ?Ç£uncle buck?Ç¥ and his great nieces and nephews presented another opportunity to bring his fun antics to another generation of family. His smile, laughter and humor will be missed and we grieve the loss of such an essential part of our family.Preceded in death by his loving mother and father. Surviving are his siblings Tad M. Robison and fianc??e Pam Oldham of Midland, Ann M. King (Tim) of Sanford and Patrice A. Alexander of Novi, nieces and nephews Shannon Pnacek (Jeremy), Jessica Robison, Bret Robison (Tere), Chase Robison, Grant Alexander (Novi), Theresa Ann VanPutten (Mesa, AZ); great-nieces and nephews Aubrina, Peyton and Brycen Robison, Brady and Ellie Pnacek. Special friend Cori Leigeb. Though he had many friends, we wish to recognize Tom and Rita Blackhurst, Steve Bush, Greg Scott, Steve Krimball and Mickey LaRue, who were all an important part of Blake?ÇÖs life.A memorial service to ?Ç£celebrate his life and the life of our mother Theresa Robison?Ç¥ will be held Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., at First United Methodist Church located at 315 W. Larkin Street, Midland, Michigan. The memorial will be officiated by Reverend Dr. J.D. Landis. We ask that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Humane Society of Midland County. He leaves behind his five beloved cats that brought great joy to his life; he believed that ?Ç£the best animal, is a rescued animal.?Ç¥Smith-Miner is assisting the family with arrangements.On Line condolences can be left at smithminer.com