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VELDA GWEN ROBINSON

August 31, 1961 ~ October 21, 2020 (age 59)

Obituary

Velda G. Robinson, was the fourth born child on August 31, 1961 to the late Rev. Judge W. McKinney Jr. and current living Lula Mae (Hardeman) McKinney in Seguin, TX.

Velda was preceded in death by two of her wonderful nephews: Melvin E. McKinney and Elvis D. Scott Jr. along with other relatives and close friends.

Velda accepted and confessed Christ at a very young age and baptized at Holy Temple Church of God In Christ while serving as secretary and treasurer for the district(C.O.G.I.C.) under the pastorate of her late father Rev. Judge W. McKinney Jr. and Elder J. H. Allen. She later united with Greater Evangelist Temple Church of God In Christ under the pastornate of the late Supt. C. W. Steward and current Pastor Verell L. Nelson, where Velda remained a loyal member even while serving in the United States Military.

Velda attended Seguin High School in Seguin, TX and graduated with honors in 1979.

She later moved to San Antonio, TX along with joining the United States Military in 1981 and met Joe R. Robinson. In 1986 they were united in marriage. To this blessed union one beautiful child was born Brittany J. Robinson.

 Velda was steadfast with her values and being blessed in her work throughout her career of life and accomplishing:

Twice Served as Temporary Administrative Contracting Officer
Performance Awards through 2019
Completed Special program Jul 2015 and becomes a Contract Administrator
Selected to special program to become a Contract Administrator starting on Jul 2013
Moved to the Defense Contract Management Agency at Port San Antonio with a promotion From Apr 2010 to Jul 2013
Management Assistant at Fort Sam Houston Directorate of Combat and Doctrine Development Oct 2007 to Apr 2010

Promoted to Master Sargent in March of 2001
Supervisor of four in the Command Support Staff for the 710 Intelligence Flight at Brooks AFB. 
Moved to the 433 Aircraft Maintenance Squadron in December of 2012
Supervisor of Six and managed the functions of 332 assigned personnel.
Meritorious Service Medal with three Devices
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device
Retired from the Air Force Reserve Aug 2005 with Meritorious Service Medal
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Air Force Longevity Award
Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Honorable Discharge US Navy and Air Force Reserve
Volunteer with various organizations

Education:

Webster University San Antonio, TX 
Master's Degree 05/2014
GPA: 3.75 of a maximum 4.0
Major: Procurement and Acquisition
Wayland Baptist University San Antonio Texas, TX 
Master's Degree 02/2013
GPA: 3.75 of a maximum 4.0
Major: Business Minor: Human Resources Management
Wayland Baptist University San Antonio, TX United States
Bachelor's Degree 06/2006
GPA: 3.75 of a maximum 4.0
Credits Earned: 124 Semester hours
Major: Business Minor: Business Science and Occupational Education

     Velda as a Mother, Daughter, Sister, Auntie, Friend and Co-workers was well respected and admired. She especially put God and Family first. Joe (Husband) and Brittany (Daughter) were the LOVE of her life.    

     Her awesome character of staying positive spoke for itself, especially when it came to her educating others to achieve success along with establishing the right intentions of staying positive and optimistic during the challenges fate can throw your way.  

     Velda loved to travel and old school gospel hymns. Along with other projects and hobbies. On 21 October 2020, at approx. 5pm, while Joe(Husband) held Velda  in his arms to comfort her, God called Velda home to REST.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 29, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
F.E. Lewis Memorial Chapel
811 So. W.W. White Road
San Antonio, TX 78220

Funeral Service
Thursday
October 29, 2020

11:30 AM
F.E. Lewis Memorial Chapel
811 So. W.W. White Road
San Antonio, TX 78220

Interment following service
Thursday
October 29, 2020

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78209

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