Brandon Wayne Robinson, 29, of 118 Sedgefield Road, Moyock, NC passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013. Born in Virginia Beach, VA, he was the son of Joseph David and Stephanie Marie Cheracles Robinson of Moyock, NC. Brandon was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps who served two tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and was a proud member of the color guard. He was a student at Elizabeth City State University where he was nearing his degree in Industrial Engineering with a minor in Mechanical Engineering. He graduated from Kinston Aviation School and had obtained his private pilot’s license.
In addition to his parents, Brandon is survived by his fiancé, Heather Perlin of Moyock, NC; a daughter, Bella Marie Robinson; a sister, Paige Marie Robinson and fiancée Taylor Sargent of Moyock, NC; grandfather, Manuel Cheracles of Virginia Beach, VA; aunts and uncles, Joy Sylene Cheracles of Chesapeake, VA, Andrea Curry and husband Tracy of Moyock, NC, Tony Cheracles and wife Theresa of Virginia Beach, VA, Ray Robinson and wife Karen of Cookeville, TN. Todd Robinson of Delaware and Pamela Sargent of Delaware; cousins, Jason Cheracles, Tiffany Cheracles, Nick Curry, Alexander Curry, Aiden Cheracles, Trevor Cheracles, Arelius Cheracles, Joseph Sargent, Lisa Haines, Teresa Gailey, Alyssa Crossan and Tara Robinson; and a niece, Ava Sargent. He will be missed by his faithful companions Deegan and Layla. Brandon is also survived by a large, extended military family. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Barbara Cheracles, Elizabeth Robinson and Joe Oliver Robinson; and his uncle, Wayne Robinson.
Brandon was a hard worker who lived life to the fullest and enjoyed fishing, motor cross, being outdoors and spending time with his family who loved him deeply. He was a honorable marine and had a great love for his country and the brothers he found along his journey. He was a dependable and responsible father and loved his daughter wholeheartedly. His beautiful spirit will live and remain in the hearts of all who knew and loved him. Brandon, we will be lost without you. We will miss you every minute of every day. Rest in peace – until we meet again.
A memorial service with military honors will take place Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Pilmoor United Methodist Church with Pastor Brian Wingo officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.The family suggests memorial donations to Wounded Warriors Project. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel,405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Robinson family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.twifordfh.com.