Larry Blaine Robinson, a retired Baltimore County high school teacher, died of rheumatic heart disease April 25 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Mays Chapel resident was 79.
Born in Louisville, Ky., he was the son of Daniel H. Robinson and Annie L. Robinson, a teacher. After moving to Maryland, the family lived in Hamilton.
He met his future wife, Linda A. Seabolt, while she was a student at Eastern High School.
He was a 1955 graduate of Baltimore City College and earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Richmond. He obtained a master's degree at the Johns Hopkins University.
He joined the Baltimore County school system in 1960 and initially taught in eastern Baltimore County. In 1964, he joined the faculty of Dulaney High School and later taught at Parkville Senior High School. He taught mathematics.
After Mr. Robinson retired in 1998, he worked at Jackson Hewitt Tax Preparation. He and his wife were partners with another couple in a business, the Flea Stop on Harford Road. They also collected Wedgwood china and Waterford crystal.
His wife of 53 years died in 2014.
About a year ago, Mr. Robinson suffered a stroke and lived at The Maples of Towson.
Services are private.
Survivors include a sister, Sheila Jean Hutton of Catonsville; and three grandchildren. A son, Mark A. Robinson, died in 1994. Another son, Craig A. Robinson, died in 1993.