Linville Carleton “Link” Robinson, Ph.D., 85, of Spartanburg, died Sunday, July 16, 2023, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Link was born on July 13, 1938, in Winston-Salem, NC and was reared in Canton, NC, a son of the late Lucius Homer and Gladys Putnam Robinson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Allen Robinson.
Link was a veteran of the United States Navy. A longtime Special Education administrator with Spartanburg School District 7, Link had served as Past President and Governor of the South Carolina Council for Exceptional Children. He was a graduate of Berea College in Berea, KY, and the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC.
Surviving are two nephews, Barry Robinson of Anderson, SC and Matthew Robinson of Canton, NC; and a dear friend, Nancy Hammett of Spartanburg. Link was also predeceased by a brother, Jack R. Robinson.
A graveside service will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, July 19, 2023, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Road, Spartanburg, SC 29307, conducted by the Rev. Don Hope.
Memorials may be made to PBS-North Carolina, 10 UNC-TV Drive, PO Box 14900, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4900.