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William A. "Billy" Robinson

of Little Rock, AR, 1939 - 2014

WILLIAM A. "BILLY" ROBINSON, 75, of Little Rock, Ark., died peacefully in his sleep on Feb. 27, 2014. Billy was born in Manchester, England on Sept. 18, 1938. He was the son of the late William James Robinson and Frances Hester Exley Robinson. A Hall of Fame wrestling champion, Billy spent his entire life wrestling around the globe. In 2001, Billy moved to Little Rock to be closer to his son, Spencer Robinson; his daughter-in-law, Mary Alyce; and grand-daughter, Jennifer. Up until his last day, Billy continued to coach and teach the fine art of "Catch as Catch Can" wrestling. Graveside services will be held in Billy's hometown of Manchester, England. A memorial page has been established on Facebook at: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his honor to the Humane Society of Pulaski County or to your local animal shelter. Coach Billy's favorite saying: "Do it again."
Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., (501)224-2200. Billy's online guestbook may be signed at

Published March 9, 2014

Little Rock Funeral Home
8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-224-2200