S/Sgt. Robert L. Pinson


(E. Trevino)

S/Sgt. Robert L. Pinson

Assigned Aircraft

Unknown at present

Notes Born on 03 November 1917 in Greenville, SC
Army Serial Number = 34128461
Crew Chief for the 343rd Fighter Squadron
12 April 1944 - Given special orders to transfer to Station F-159, from Station F-131.

Passed away on 25th May 2002

Memories PINSON, Sr., Robert  - Obituary
'SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. - Robert L. Pinson, Sr., age 84, of South Bay Lakes died Saturday, May 25, 2002, at the Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.
Born November 3, 1917, in Greenville, S.C., a son of the late Mary Julia Sewing and John Lucius Pension. Mr. Pinson was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and served as the Crew Chief for the 343rd Squadron, 55th Fighter Group in England during W.W.II. He is a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, member of the Knights of Columbus Council 8980 and a former member of Council 5810 where he served as District Deputy. He was a member of VFW Post 10420, and Elks Lodge 1771. Mr. Pinson was an avid golfer, formerly serving as president of Myrtlewood Golf Course Men's Group and he started Raccoon Run Mens Club. He was the co-founder and former president of the Intercoastal Seniors Golf Association.
Surviving are his wife, Helen Lavenia Griffith Pinson, five sons, Robert L. Pinson, Jr., and wife, Cheryl of Avondale, Pa., Michael A. Pinson and wife, Becky of Jacksonville, Fla., Stanley F. Pinson and wife Janice of Brevard, N.C., Joseph B. Pinson of Brevard, N.C., and John G. Pinson of Surfside Beach, S.C.; three daughters, Mary Alice Thomas and husband, James of Monroe, N.C., Cindy Goldston O'Niell and husband, Shawn of Surfside Beach, S.C., Margaret A. Smith and husband, Larry of Greer, S.C., a sister, Frances Pinson Lloyd of Greenville, S.C.; 14 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.'

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