Clarence B. "C.B." Robinson, a lifelong educator and former state representative, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002.
He was an educator for 39 years, then he served in the state House of Representatives from 1974 to 1992 and was a founder of the Black Caucus.
The C.B. Robinson Bridge over the Tennessee River was named in his honor when it opened in 1981.
He was principal at Second District Junior High, Calvin Donaldson School, Davenport Elementary and Alton Park Junior High.
Mr. Robinson is survived by his wife, a daughter and several grandchildren.
His funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Franklin-Strickland Funeral Home.