Reginald Doyle Robinson


Visitation will be held February 3, 2022, from 5pm to 7pm at the Memory Chapel at Anderson-Ragsdale Mortuary, with burial services following February 4, 2022, at Mt. Hope Cemetery at 12pm. Final arrangements were entrusted to Anderson-Ragsdale Mortuary.

Reginald Doyle Robinson, lovingly known as “Reg” or “Big Reg”, was born on April 29, 1955, and went to rest eternally on January 1, 2022. Reg touched the lives of many in a special way in everyday conversation.

Growing up in the San Diego area, he attended Baker Elementary, Emerson Elementary, Wilson Jr. High School, Patrick Henry High School, Mesa College, Palomar College, and San Diego County Construction Training. Reg was a self-taught history buff. He loved reading about all periods of history.

He played a variety of sports in his younger years, which included little league baseball, basketball (So Crest 18 and under City Champs 1973) and football. His high school football team, Patrick Henry, was runner up in 1971 at the CIF. They called him “Big Reg” because he was known to tackle hard.

Reg worked for the City of San Diego for 15 years where he served as a maintenance worker and a basketball coach at Encanto Recreation Center. He also worked for the San Diego Main Library, the Malcolm X Library, and the Martin Luther King Center. Reg also served in the capacity of a Caregiver for the elderly. He worked as a bus driver for the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) Company. His most recent employment was that of a Security Guard for various security companies.

Reg was baptized at an early age at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church under Dr. Caney B. Johnson. He was a member of their youth choir and served on their Junior Brotherhood. Most recently, he attended Gospel Center, COGIC under Superintendent (or Pastor) Sydney Buggs.

His father, James D. Robinson, preceded him in death.

He leaves to cherish him, Sons: Marquail (Denetra), Ravon, and Josh Hartnett; his mother, Bernice Robinson; Sisters: Dawn Robinson Blackman (Alan), Candice Robinson; Nephew, Myles Blackman; Grandchildren: Janelle Moody, Zamia Batson, Malia Robinson, Jaleah Moody, Jeriah Robinson, Jeremiah Robinson, and Josiah Robinson, as well as a host of loving relatives and friends.

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