Bryan Maurice “Gunny” Robinson


GySgt. Bryan Maurice “Gunny” Robinson USMC, ret., passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. He was born Jan. 27, 1948 In Fredericksburg, Texas to Bryan J. and Willie B. Fluitt Robinson. He married Seretta Kay Byrd on May 29, 1992 in Goliad, Texas. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lockhart, the Lockhart VFW where he had served as vice-president, the IEBW Local Union 520, and had served his country for 20 years with the USMC where he had three tours in Vietnam and had been stationed all over the world.

Bryan enlisted into the USMC at the age of 17. After 20 years of honorable service Bryan retired and returned to Gonzales. He went to work as an electrician and eventually moved to Victoria where he worked to get his Master Electrician License. He joined a local union in Corpus Christi before moving to Austin where he joined the IEBW Local Union 520 eventually retiring in 2013, through all of this Gunny remained a Marine for life.

Bryan loved watching western movies, fishing, hunting and watching College and NFL football games. He enjoyed NASCAR races and the company of family and friends. Bryan was very much a gentleman; he kept his word and he highly valued the promise of a handshake. He was a supportive, loving and doting husband, father and grandfather. Semper Fidelis Marine.

Bryan Robison is survived by his loving family, wife: Seretta Kay Robinson of Maxwell, Texas; daughter: Courtney Robinson of Colorado; sons and daughters-in-law: Bryan “PJ” and Jennifer Robinson of Fort Worth, Eric and Christine Robinson of Victoria; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother: Leonard “Pinky” Robinson.

Private family graveside services will be held with full military honors at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Memorials may be made the Disabled American Veterans, Friends may leave their condolences and sign the guest book by visiting

Due to current CDC, State and local mandates, protective measures regarding social distancing, limited attendance capacity and the use of personal protective masks will be required for the graveside burial rite. Services are under the care and direction of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home, 906 St. Paul St., Gonzales, Texas 78629.