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Vivian Leigh Robinson

September 8, 1943 ~ January 18, 2019 (age 75)
Vivian Leigh Reed Robinson

Vivian Leigh Reed Robinson, 75, of Ashland, Kentucky passed away Friday, January 18, 2019 at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY.

She was born September 8, 1943, in Salyersville, Kentucky, the daughter of Charles Hager and Alice Mae (Cooper) Reed of Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Vivian is survived by her beloved husband of 47 years, Charles William Robinson, of Ashland, daughter Julie Anne Robinson (Jenny) of Nicholson, Georgia, son Bradley Charles Robinson (Brooke) of Catlettsburg, grandchildren Reed Douglas and Carson Brooke Robinson of Ashland, and brother Charles Michael Reed (Sharon) of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

She was educated through the Ashland Public School system and a 1961 AHS graduate, and a graduate of Morehead State University (BA) and Marshall University (MS). Vivian retired from the Ashland system after a 27-year career teaching mathematics a Verity Middle School. She subsequently taught math at Rose Hill Academy. She was a member of the Order of the Easter Star and a lifelong member of Unity Baptist Church in Ashland.

Vivian loved to spend time with family and friends at Lake Herrington and the Tennessee Smokies. She was the “Queen of the Crossword Puzzle” and was lovingly known as Aunt Dee Dee to numerous cousins, nephews, nieces, and their friends. Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 22nd, at 11:00 AM at Steen Funeral Home, 1501 Central Avenue in Ashland with Pastor Jeremy Couture officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation will be Monday, January 21st, from 6:00 till 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Brad Robinson, Reed Robinson, Aaron Reed, Scott Fannin, Clinton Isaac, Mike Oliveira, Carson Elswick, and Bruce Morrison. In lieu of flowers, friends may make a donation to Unity Baptist Church in Ashland.

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