Life of Coleman (Biography)
Coleman Eron Robinson, of Dover transitioned to Glory on Thursday, December 26, 2019. He was 25.
Coleman was born January 13, 1994 on Dover AFB to Michael and Carrie Robinson. He is the only brother to Christopher Erin Robinson, Sr. and Uncle to Christopher Erin Robinson, Jr.
Coleman attended Delaware Lab School, central Delaware Christian Academy, Campus Community Charter School and Polytech High School (class of 2012). He graduated from Delaware Technical Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice (2014) and from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice (2016).
Coleman was employed at Delaware Tech (Dover Campus) as a Facility Technician. He was currently employed at My Eye Dr. as an Optician.
Coleman and his family came to Crossroad in 2000, when he was just 6 years old. He was a faithful participant in just about every program in the Children’s ministry. As he grew, he became more of a helper and mentor all the while working with the youth.
After graduating college, Coleman had a life changing experience at RESET (2016) in Washington, DC. He met some young adults from United Church and it was on from there. With Pastor Wallace and his parents blessing, he became a partner at United Church and began to flourish and grow. Pastor Kenneth Wagner and his staff took Coleman under their wings and loved him for who he was. Coleman was an active and true partner serving on the Greeter, Host and Media Teams and more. His passion was the Youth and The Word. He was active in a Men’s Bible Study group and he helped with the Youth House Parties and Summer Camp Counselor. He was also part of the launch team at United Milford. Coleman loved his United Church family and would talk about them all the time with his family.
Coleman had dreams of starting a church one day. He believed that God had called him to become a Pastor. He was passionate about sharing the love of Jesus in practical, quiet, undercover ways. He was not a flashy, make a name for himself, but made sure to give God all the Glory.
Coleman comes from two very large southern families. His Paternal Grandparents are David and Lois (deceased) Robinson (Georgetown, SC), Maternal Grandparents are Eldora Laphand (Gulfport, MS) and Curtis Wheeler (New Orleans, LA). His brother, Christopher (Shana Freeman) Robinson, Sr. and Nephew Christopher Erin Robinson, Jr. (Dover, DE) and a host of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, God-Brothers, Sisters, nieces, nephews and friends.
Although he will be greatly missed, the impact he left in 25, almost 26 years was phenomenal. Coleman never complained about being diagnosed with epilepsy, he lived his life. He was told he may not be able to drive, he did. He was told he may not be able to go away to college, he did. He was told he may not be able to live on his own, he did. He overcame every obstacle that he was told he may not be able to accomplish. He would want you to do the same. Let your light shine and it will overcome the darkness.
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