Funeral today for Pace Robinson

Sandra ClarkObits, West Knoxville

Pace Robinson, retired president of Modern Supply in Knoxville and former board chair for Knoxville Utilities Board, passed away on November 27, 2023, at age 65.

Mr. Robinson’s funeral was today, Tuesday, November 28, at 11 a.m. at Rose Funeral & Cremation – Mann, 6200 Kingston Pike. A graveside service followed at the New Jewish Cemetery, 1800 Glenn Avenue.

Memorial donations may be made to: The Karen and Pace Enrichment Fund, Religious Studies Department, University of Tennessee, The Knoxville Jewish Alliance or Mobile Meals. Online condolences may be made at

Mr. Robinson leaves wife Karen, sons Eli and Asher and their families. The full obituary is here.

As a community volunteer, Pace helped lead the Knoxville Jewish Federation, Knoxville Jewish Alliance, Heska Amuna Synagogue, Webb School of Knoxville, Sertoma, as well as many others. He was a tremendous supporter of the University of Tennessee where he and Karen endowed “The Karen and Pace Robinson Enrichment Fund” in the Religious Studies Department.

View all obituaries

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *