Our Staff

Alfred Robinson, Sr.

President

Alfred is a third generation-licensed funeral director. He served as a U.S. Army Infantry Officer upon graduating from Clemson University, where he earned the Shanklin Medal for his scholastic achievement. Active in the community, Alfred is a member and past President of the Easley Chamber of Commerce and Easley Rotary Club as well as President-elect of the Selected Independent Funeral Homes. Alfred attends Easley Presbyterian Church where he has been a lifelong member, former Chairman of the Diaconate, and current elder and Trustee. He and his wife, Margot, have four children. In his spare time, Alfred plays the saxophone with the Clemson University alumni group.

Christopher P. Robinson

Vice President and General Manager

Prior to joining Robinson Funeral Homes, Chris worked for Commerzbank AG, Atlanta Agency for over five years. He graduated from Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service and has a Master of International Business Studies from the University of South Carolina. His community involvement includes being a member of the Tri-County Technical College Foundation Board, current member and past President of the Easley Rotary Club, past Chairman of Baptist Easley Hospital Foundation and past President of the South Carolina Funeral Directors. Chris attends Easley Presbyterian Church where he has been a lifelong member, current elder, Church Treasurer and former Chairman of the Diaconate. Chris and his wife, Rebecca, have three children.

Paul J. Kraemer, CFSP

Director of Operations

Paul graduated from North Eastern Illinois University and Worsham College of Mortuary Science. He is from central Wisconsin and has 40+ years of experience. Paul started in the funeral service business while working with his father at the age of 10 years old. His experience with large corporate funeral homes has contributed greatly to his current position, but Paul is glad to be back in the family-owned business. Paul is a member of the VFW and the Legion. He and his wife, Elizabeth, reside in Easley.

Joe L. Owens

General Manager

Joe L. Owens has served at General Manager of Robinson Memorial Gardens for 23 years. Born and raised in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, he is a Licensed Funeral Director and has spent 32 years serving families in their time of need.

Before joining the Robinson family, Joe worked as a manager and consultant at multiple funeral homes in South Carolina.

Richard A. Holcombe

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Richard joined the Robinson family full time in 1966. He received his Associates Degree in Funeral Service from Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science. Richard previously served as manager of the funeral home and was Chairman of the Piedmont Group as well as served a term on the South Carolina State Board of Funeral Service. He and his wife, Evelyn, reside in Easley. The couple attends Antioch United Methodist Church.

Allison Gant

Aftercare Coordinator

Allison has been a member of the Robinson Funeral Home Family since August 2014. She serves as the Aftercare Coordinator. Allison resides in Liberty with her husband, Eric. They attend and are involved with Rock Springs Baptist Church. Allison and Eric have two daughters, Aimee Spence, who is married to Josh, and Lindsey Gantt. Allison is the proud grandmother of Sawyer Elizabeth.

Dianne Robinson

Family Services

Dianne has been with Robinson Memorial Gardens / Robinson Funeral Home for over eleven years and has over twenty years of experience in the funeral industry. She graduated from Furman University. Dianne and her husband, Steve, now live in Greenville. They have two children and six grandchildren. Dianne and Steve are members of Easley First Baptist Church.

Margie Beckett

Administrative Assistant

Margie joined the Robinson Funeral Home Family in April 2006. She and her husband, Rodger, live in Anderson County. They are the parents of three daughters.

Robert Holcombe

Co-Maintenance Supervisor

Robert Holcombe has served as Co-Maintenance Supervisor at Robinson Memorial Gardens for 6 years. Born and raised in Williamston, South Carolina, Robert attended Palmetto High School.

He is married and has two children. Together they attend New Springs Baptist Church.

Randy O’Neal

Co- Maintenance Supervisor

Randy O’Neal has served as Co- Maintenance Supervisor at Robinson Funeral Home for five years. Born and raised in Pickens, Randy attended Easley High School. He attends Bethany Church of God and is happily married with two sons.

Bryan Frady

Maintenance

Bryan Frady has served as on the Robinson Funeral Home Maintenance Staff for four years. Born and raised in Williamston, Bryan graduated from Palmetto High School. Bryan is pleased to serve his community in their time of need.