Wayne Ashby Robison (1918-2003)

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Wayne Ashby Robison
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Uncle Ashby
Born: 29 Aug 1918 Fillmore, Utah
Died: 4 May 2003 Fillmore, Utah
Father: Aaron Wayne Robison
Mother: Fern Ashby
Siblings: Wayne Ashby Robison
Harold Raymond Robison
Franklin Duane Robison
E Doyle Robison
Richard Ashby Robison
Spouse: Marjorie Brunson
Married: 14 May 1942 Salt Lake City, Utah
Children: David Ashby Robison
Racquel Robison
Lorenzo Brunson Robison
Nathan Navasie


The Salt Lake Tribune, Thursday, 8 May 2003:

Wayne Ashby Robison
8/29/18 ~ 5/4/03

Wayne Ashby Robison, 84, left this life for a better one on Sunday, May 4, 2003; at the Fillmore Medical Center where he had been for a week, following a stroke.

He was born August 29, 1918 in Fillmore, UT, to Aaron Wayne and Fern Ashby Robison.

Ashby married Marjorie Brunson on May 14, 1942. They are the parents of David Ashby (deceased), Racquel Williams (Alan), and Lorenzo "Ren" (Kelly). They have four grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Ashby had four brothers: Harold Raymond (deceased); Franklin Duane (Evadeen); E. Doyle (Beth); and Richard A. (Joleen, deceased, and Mary). They also had an Indian placement foster son, Nathan Navasie, who lived with them for about four years.

He served a mission in Minneapolis from 1939 to 1941, and a Senior Couple mission with his wife Marjorie, in Nashville, Tenn. from May 1984 to Nov. 1985. He served in Bishoprics, Stake Presidencies, two Temple missions, as Hospital Administrator, Coordinator of the Extraction program, County Commissioner, and much more. A man of impeccable integrity, loving his fellow man and always willing to do anything asked of him, he was loved by all who knew him.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions to the missionary fund be made.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 10, 2003 at 12:00 noon at the Fillmore LDS Stake Center. Visitations will be held Friday, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Olpin Southern Utah Mortuary and also Saturday at the Stake Center, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., prior to the service.


  • Death: U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, database, Ancestry.com:
Name: W Ashby Robison
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 29 Aug 1918
Birth Place: Fillmore Mil, Utah
Death Date: 4 May 2003
Father: Aaron W Robison
Mother: Fern Ashby
SSN: 529-24-1227
Signature on SSN Card: W Ashby Robison
Relationship of Signature: Signature name differs from NH’s name.
Notes: Jun 1942: Name listed as W ASHBY ROBISON;
13 May 2003: Name listed as W ASHBY ROBISON
  • Despain, Carrie Robison and Garner, Melba Despain. History & Genealogy of the Franklin Alonzo Robison Family, p. 30.
  • Lyman, Melvin Anderson. FHL CD-ROM no. 1608, Thomas Callister Descendants
  • The Progress, Friday, December 10, 1954, Obituary: Robison, Fern Ashby
  • Millard County Chronicle Progress, Vol. 76, No. 40, 10 Apr 1986, p. 11, Obituary: Robison, Aaron Wayne
  • Deseret News Archives, Wednesday, August 13, 1997, Obituary: Robison, Harold Raymond
  • The Salt Lake Tribune, Wednesday, 11 Jun 2003, Obituary: Brunson, Lena Mangum
  • The Salt Lake Tribune, Tuesday, 3 Aug 2004, Obituary: Robison, Marjorie Brunson
  • The Salt Lake Tribune, Tuesday, 1 Nov 2005, Obituary: Brunson, German Ellsworth
  • Death: Phone call from E Doyle Robison, 7 pm, Sunday, 4 May 2003