VisitationHominy Indian Village Community Building
Hominy, Oklahoma 74035
James “Sonny” Leon Robinson (Wa Zha Hun Ka), 73 years, of Hominy, Oklahoma passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
Sonny was born in Hominy, Oklahoma on May 30, 1948 to James Leon and Ruth Katherine (Hokiahse) Robinson. He graduated from Hominy High School in 1967 and continued his education at Isbell’s University of Beauty Culture in Texas.
He was hand-picked by Neiman Marcus but chose to come home and help his local community in Hominy as a hair stylist and even did many house calls. He worked for Jo Isenring at the Hominy Hotel before owning his own beauty shop called “Sonny’s Hair Design”. Sonny was a member of First Baptist Church in Bloomfield and Winfield in Kansas and the First Baptist Church in Hominy. In 2003, Sonny decided to start working for Sally’s Beauty Supply in Bartleville and Prattville.
Sonny is survived by: his cousin Priscilla Hokiahse Iba of Tulsa, OK. nephews, Jeffrey Willcox of Hominy, OK; Damon Mashunkashey of Hominy, OK; great nephew, Randy Walker of Hominy, OK; great nieces and nephews, Rhianna Walker, Trenton Mashunkashey of Lawton, OK, Madisyn Mashunkashey of Broken Arrow, OK, Jayden Mashunkashey of Broken Arrow, OK, Daniel Willcox of Pawhuska, OK, Shampaigne Willcox of Locust Grove, OK.
Sonny is preceded in death by: mother, Ruth Hokiahse; father, James Leon (Blonde) Robinson; sister, Beverly Ann Robinson; uncle, Clarence Hokiahse; niece, Pam Willcox; nephew, Scott Willcox; great niece, Arika Wilkerson.
Visitation for Sonny will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Hominy Indian Village Chapel in Hominy, Oklahoma. Services for Sonny will be at 9:00 A. M., Monday, November 29, 2021 at the Hominy Indian Village Chapel officiated by Mr. John Maker and Reverend David Nagle of the Friends Church in Hominy. Pallbearers will be: Charles Maker, Larry Maker, Tony Maker, Ed Kenworthy, Jayden Mashunkashey, Scott Harmon, Trenton Mashunkashey, and Robert Lewis. Honorary bearer will be Ken McSorley. Musical selections will include “Sunny” by Bobby Hebb. Burial will follow services at the A.J. Powell Memorial Cemetery in Hominy, Oklahoma.
Powell Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences and memories may be left in the guestbook at PowellFuneralService.com.