Gerald Daniel Robin

Gerald Daniel Robin, 54, of Uvalde died on Feb. 2, 2014, at the University Hospital in San Antonio due to complications related to pulmonary fibrosis. The family said Robin required a double lung transplant to survive but died prior to making it on the transplant list. He was born on Jan. 17, 1960, in Lafayette, La. to La Nell Watts and Joseph Lee Robin. Robin left Louisiana at the age of 2 for Luling, where he spent his childhood and teenage years. On May 9, 1978, at the age of 18, Robin married Debra Maner in La Pryor. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Cheryl Gonzales; and one daughter, Amanda Lea Robin. He is survived by his wife, resident of Uvalde; two daughters, Martha and Lajuana Robin, both of Uvalde; one son, Gerald Robin II and wife, Erin, of Uvalde; seven grandchildren, Pistol Saiz, Aiden Saiz, Aaron Saiz, Blake Robin, Remington Villarreal, Kianna Villarreal and Brooke Saiz; two sisters, Tracy Bullard and Carnella Moseley, both of Luling; and one brother, Malcom Landry of Breaux Bridge, La. According to the family, Robin’s smile and high spirit always lit up the room, and he was quick to make a friend with anyone he met. He loved to tell jokes and could make any one smile and laugh. The family said Robin led an amazing life alongside an incredible wife. His impact as a husband, father, grandfather and friend has forever changed the lives of those he touched.
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