Douglas Richard (Doug) ROBINSON

27th July 1933 - 1st August 2020
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J Fraser and Sons
Cnr Esk and Doon St
5 August 2020, 1:00PM

ROBINSON, Douglas Richard (Doug)

Passed away peacefully on Saturday 1st August at Hospice Southland. Aged 87 years.

Dearly loved and devoted husband of Margaret. Much loved father and father in law of Elaine McEvoy and Russell Paterson; Jo and the late Grenville Robinson; Lyndal Robinson; Craig and Jackie Robinson; and Paul and Jill Robinson.

Adored Grandad of Nick and Caitlin; Hannah, Elliot and Leah; Maggie and Isla; Eve, Scarla and Theo; and Great Grandad of Niamh. Much loved son of Harry and Minnie Robinson*.

Cherished brother of Irene*, Gibson*, Ayson*, Bill*, Pat, Fairy, Maureen and Gaye, and their families. Much loved son in law of Bessie and Jack Anderson*. Loved brother in law of Bill*, Hughan*, Isobel* and their families.

The family would like to thank Medical Ward, Southland Hospital and Hospice Southland for the wonderful care and compassion given to Doug in recent weeks. In lieu of flowers donations in Doug’s memory to Hospice Southland would be appreciated.

The funeral service for Doug will be held on Wednesday 5, August 2020, at J Fraser and Sons Chapel Cnr Esk and Doon St Invercargill commencing at 1.00pm. On line tributes may be left on Doug’s tribute page at

His service may also be viewed via livestream at 


Memories are forever
Deepest Sympathy Margaret and Family
Love from Ian & Olive McDonald
Olive McDonald, Invercargill
Sorry to read of your Dads passing Elaine. Love to you all at this sad time. X
Trish Conrad, Dunedin
Sending love from the Smith family in Australia !! (uncle) Doug is fondly remembered and will be missed, love from Abigail,Monica and Brendon Smith
Brendon Smith , brisbane
To Margaret,Elaine,Lyndal,Craig and Paul and your families,our thoughts and sympathy are with you at this time from Margaret and Marty Manson.
Margaret Manson, Invercargill
To Elaine and family so sorry for your loss thinking of you all love
Wendy Chalmers
Wendy Chalmers, Invercargill
Dear Aunty Margaret and family, our deepest sympathies are with you all at this time. We are sorry we can’t make Uncle Dougs funeral tomorrow but you are in our thoughts. Much love Jenny, Tony, Kyra & Hunter Byers
Jenny Byers , Dunedin
Thinking of you all, so sorry I can't be there today. I have such fond memories of Uncle Doug, our great weekends on the farm. He was a wonderful uncle that will always be remembered fondly. Big hugs to all
Lisa Cochrane , Christchurch
To Margaret and all your family
Deepest sympathy to you at this time thinking of you with love
June and Murray Stratford
June stratford, Waikawa