Robin C. Lennon
Robin Charles Lennon, age 71 of DeLeon Springs, Florida passed away June 15th in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands enjoying a wonderful day of sailing with his wife.
Robin is survived by: Wanda, his wife of 52 years; his children, Kerrie Poirot (Michael) and Garrett Lennon (Mari); his brother, Reggie Lennon (Lisa); his grandchildren: Mackenzie Davis (Clinton), Jonathan Jones, Sophie, Ethan, and Harrison Poirot, and Triston Lennon (arriving in November). Robin was preceded in death by his parents, Chuck and Betty Lennon and his grand-daughter Ashlynn Lennon.
Robin was born in Deland, Florida in September of 1949 to Chuck and Betty Lennon of DeLeon Springs. He graduated from Florida State University in 1972 with a degree in business, followed by becoming a CPA. With his business degree in hand, he and Wanda started a fern business, Central Florida Foliage. They worked together in the fern business for over 30 years. In 2000, he began a second career in accounting with DRT in DeLand, FL as a CPA Financial Planner and Principal. In recent years, he and Wanda started a U-pick grape vineyard called Spring Garden Vineyards, where he was able to continue his love of agriculture.
Robin was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many in the community. He enjoyed being with his dogs, hunting, fishing, golfing, traveling, antique bottle- hunting and collecting, playing the guitar, scuba diving, snorkeling, tinkering, inventing, and enjoying a nice cocktail while watching a western movie.
A celebration of life service is scheduled for Wednesday, June 23rd at First Baptist Church on Woodland Boulevard in DeLand, Florida. His surviving family will receive guests at 2:00 pm followed by the celebration at 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family thinks Robin would appreciate donations to his lifelong passion:
The DeLand Antique Bottle Club
P.O. Box 1113
DeLeon Springs, FL 32130