Pastor Gordon Robson was saved in 1979. He attended the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and received his Bachelors Degree. He then went to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville where he received his Masters Degree in Guidance Counseling. He also attended Salt Lake Baptist College where he received his Doctor of Christian Ministries.
Pastor Robson started attending Riverview with his wife Gerri in 1992 and came on staff in 1994. Before coming on staff, he served as a missionary to the American Indians for 3 years.
Pastor Robson was involved in many ministries here at Riverview including the Send the Light broadcast on KOLU. He was the Vice President, Administrator, and a Professor of Riverview Baptist Bible Institute. He was also responsible for the Riverview Baptist’s prison ministries which hold services in Washington and Oregon.
Pastor Gordon Robson was born on May 3, 1944, to Chester and Ida Robson. He was married to Gerri Robson in Green Bay, WI in 1974. He was a graduate of La Cross State University and received his Masters from Wisconsin State University in Platteville, WI. He had recently received an earned Doctorate in Ministry. He was the head of Riverview Baptist Bible Institute and Prison Ministry. He spent much time with the youth of the church in counseling, teaching, preaching and loving others. He was an assistant pastor at Riverview Baptist Church where he loved to serve the Lord and died serving the Lord. A great man of God is dancing on the streets of gold now with his Lord & Saviour, Jesus Christ. We’re sad here in Pasco, WA to say goodbye to Pastor Robson, but we picture his “cute” face (his words whenever you would ask him how he was, he would say “cute”) beaming with joy at the first sight of his Saviour’s face. He is survived by his wife Gerri Robson, mother Ida Robson, brother Wayne (Barb) Robson, George Robson, son Robert Robson, daughter Rose (Scott) Riley. He is preceded in death by his father Chester Robson. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 4:00-8:00 pm at Riverview Baptist Church, 4900 W. Richardson in Pasco, and on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:00 am. The service will be at Riverview Baptist Church at 11:00 am. Burial will take place at Riverview Heights Cemetery in Kennewick, WA. The Pallbearers will be Pastor Keith Garner, Pastor Jesse Chouinard, Ron Crocoll, Robert Jellison, Adrian Medina and Joseph Hendrix.