Ernest “Ernie” Robinson, age 54, of Columbus, Ohio died Sunday, November 24, 2019 after a lengthy illness. He was born on September 17, 1965 in Martinsville, Indiana to Norma Sanderson who survives him. Ernie is also survived by his loving husband of 25 years, Kerry Ragsdale and one brother, Terry Robinson. Ernie grew up in Kurtz, Indiana and attended Brownstown High School where he was active in Show Choir and Marching Band. After completing high school, Ernie attended Sullivan University and lived for many years in Arkansas. Ernie loved his church and was a Methodist and loyal member of the Maynard Avenue Methodist Church in Columbus, Ohio. He served as delegate to the West Ohio UMC Conference and had also served on the Worship Team. During his younger years, Ernie was active in 4H loving the animals he cared for and horseback riding. Throughout his life Ernie loved to cook and creating new recipes, gardening, reading, music and theater, and playing board games with friends. He worked in his final years at Macy’s at Polaris Fashion Place. Ernie was very compassionate and extremely loyal and protective of those he loved. He was a devoted husband and son. He loved life and fought for life to the very end. He NEVER complained and was very brave, and to the end, he never gave up. A special thank you to our church family and friends who have seen us through our darkest times and through Ernie’s many health battles. A Service of Celebration will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Maynard Avenue United Methodist Church, 2350 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43202. Please visit www.OhioCremation.org to leave the family an online condolence.