Dorothy Virginia Robinson
- Dorothy Virginia Robinson (nee Pettitt) passed away unexpectedly at
her home on January 9th in Frisco, NC at the age of 86.
cherish her memory are her daughter, Margie Randall, and husband Clint.
Grandsons Ken Randall, and wife Shannah, Tom Randall, and wife Alicia.
Great-granddaughters Lauren James, and husband Dustin, Taylor Randall,
Erin Randall, and Madison Randall. The newest love of her life was her
great great-granddaughter Rilee James. She is preceded in death by her
husband John, son Stanley, Jr, and her siblings Robert, Leonard, Hazel,
Dorothy was born on January 17, 1929 in
Fairfax, VA to Guy and May Pettitt. She spent most of her lengthy
career as a comptroller for various businesses in Virginia and then
Hatteras Island. She had many fond memories of her co-workers and
employers that she liked to share. She was extremely active in the
Winchester, VA chapter of the Moose Lodge. She enjoyed traveling with
her husband John and acquired many dear friends during this time. After
John’s passing in 1989 she moved to Hatteras Island to be close to her
daughter and family. She joined the Cape Hatteras Baptist Church
shortly after settling in Frisco, where she quickly made numerous
friends that she dearly loved and cherished throughout the years.
was the perfect embodiment of a dignified, beautiful southern lady. She
had a generous spirit and was quick to offer praise and a hug in times
of accomplishment, or when anyone needed a little comfort. She loved
spending time with family and friends and was always proud and boastful
of her four great-granddaughters, not only for their achievements but
for their character. Her love of life, quick wit, determination, and
the sparkle in her eye will never be forgotten but will live on in the
hearts and minds of all who knew and truly loved her.
would like to thank Dare County EMS and all the first responders for
their efforts and compassion exhibited during a very emotional and
heartbreaking moment. We would also like to thank the members of Cape
Hatteras Baptist Church and the entire Hatteras Island community for
their condolences and support. The amount of love that has been
displayed for Miss Dottie has helped ease the tremendous pain of our
A celebration of life is scheduled for 6pm on January
12th, at the Cape Hatteras Baptist Church in Frisco, NC, with a
reception to follow at the church. Pastor Russ Howard will officiate
the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Dorothy’s life.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Cape Hatteras Baptist
Church at PO Box 156, Frisco, NC 27936.
Please express your condolences to the family via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com.