Van Craig Robinson


Van Craig Robinson, 63, of Smiley, Texas passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 23, in Victoria, Texas. Van was born to Edward Jesse Robinson and Effie Aline Redden Robinson on March 11, 1955. Van was preceded in death by his father Edward Jesse Robinson.

He is survived by his wife Tammy of the home. He married the love of his life Tammy Everson Robinson on April 6, 2016.

Van had four children, Brian Edward Robinson and fiancée Michelle of Canton, Georgia, Vana Robinson and fiancée Michael of Hammon, Oklahoma, Christina Robinson Griffin and husband Brian of Smiley, Texas, and Lauren Robinson of Corpus Christi, Texas, one stepdaughter Trisha Markley and fiancée William, one step-son Joseph Markley and fiancée Samantha.

Van was the proud grandpa of 10 grandchildren and one great grandson.

Van had two brothers Larry Robinson and wife Dian of Robinson, Texas, Ricky Robinson and wife Diana of Eldorado, Arkansas, two sisters Mitzi Robinson and boyfriend Brad of Euless, Texas, Cindy Robinson Kilpatrick and husband Michael of Cedar Hill, Texas and his mother Alien Robinson of Cedar Hill, Texas.

Van had numerous nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly!

There was a private ceremony Monday, March 26, at 2 p.m. held on Van’s ranch in Smiley, Texas for his family to celebrate his life.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Goetz Funeral Home, located at: 713 N. Austin St., Seguin, TX 78155; 830.379.2313. Please log on to:, for access to the guest book and for all of your floral needs.