Milus N. Robinson, longtime resident of Sulphur Springs, celebrated his 90th birthday Nov. 24 with a party hosted by his daughter L.J. Skillman and son, Ed Robinson. Milus was surrounded by his beloved family and friends.
He was born in the Greenview community and lived in the South Liberty community until he entered the U.S. Navy in 1949. He attended Liberty school in his elementary years and then moved with his mother to Dallas during World War II to find wartime work. They lived there from 1944-1945 when the war was over and then returned to their farm on FM 1567. He attended high school in Miller Grove graduating in 1949. He served his country proudly from 1949-1953 during the Korean Conflict and then again in 1957-1958.
He married Mary Nell Tubb June 13, 1959, and they had two children Lou Jane and Edward. He lived in Garland, Texas and worked at Kraft Foods until 1961 when he built a home on ancestral land in the South Liberty Community. He moved to Sulphur Springs in 1971 and lived there until 2015 when they moved to Lake Cypress Springs to be closer to their daughter. Together they had three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He lost his wife in 2018, and he now lives with his cat Smokey Joe.
He is a member of Emmanual Baptist Church and has faithfully served his Lord his whole life serving as a deacon many years. He enjoys country and bluegrass music, spending time with family and working in his yard. One of his favorite past times is to ride around with his daughter to his old stomping grounds in the Liberty community.
Courtesy/Lou Jane Skillman