He was born February 15, 1977, in McKeesport, son of Beatrice Jeanette Crutchfield Robinson and the late Jeffrey Wayne Robinson. Lance was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Lance Wyley and grandparents, Charles and Edith Crutchfield and Stanley and Louise Robinson.
He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church of McKeesport. Lance worked as a chef.
Surviving are his mother and step-father, Beatrice and Charles Robinson of Pahrump, NV; children, Chance Robinson, Shawn Robinson, Lance Robinson, Jr., their mother and the love of his life, Shawntee (Nikki) Robinson all of McKeesport; siblings, Jeffrey Wayne Robinson of Monroeville, Christopher (Christine) Yarrell Robinson of Elizabeth, Cassondra Lynn Wyley of Las Vegas, NV, Chavaughn Carter of Pittsburgh, Christina Robinson of Las Vegas, NV, and sister, Stephanie Appling-Robinson of Sharon Hill, PA; God-mother, Paula Robinson of Elizabeth; God-brothers, Charles Crutchfield, III of Maryland and Marckus McKnight; God-sisters, Erica Crutchfield of Georgia and Ebony Crutchfield of Greensburg; God-son Demetrius Diggs, Jr.; God-daughter, October Williams of Wilkinsburg, and host of aunts, uncles, cousins and many who considered Lance a friend.
Lance was truly a family man. He loved having fun and giving hugs because when he did you truly knew that it came from his heart.
Friends will be received on Thursday, May 16, 2019, from 4-8 p.m. in Bethlehem Baptist Church, 716 Walnut Street, McKeesport, Pennsylvania 15132, where services will be held on Friday, May 17, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Earlene Coleman officiating.
Interment will follow in the McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery, McKeesport, Pennsylvania.
Arrangements entrusted to Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., McKeesport, PA.
Originally published May 14, 2019.