Tad Robison Duty-Related Death



Brothers and Sisters,

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the duty related death of Captain Tad Robison of Rock Island Arsenal, IAFF Local F 292. Brother Robison passed away on April 2nd, 2023, after a long battle with occupational cancer. He was 52 years old, and is survived by his wife, Michelle, and an adult daughter.

Although this is NOT an activation, Brother Robison’s family and Local have asked for Honor Guard participation.

Brother Robison’s services are as follows:

Fire Department Walk-Through: Monday, April 10th, 2023, at 1500hrs at Vibrant Arena- 1201 River Dr., Moline, IL 61265. Honor Guard members should arrive no later than 1430 hrs.

Visitation: Monday, April 10th, 2023, from 1600hrs to 2000hrs at Vibrant Arena- 1201 River Dr., Moline, IL 61265.

Funeral: Tuesday, April 11th, 2023, at 1000hrs, at Vibrant Arena- 1201 River Dr., Moline, IL 61265.

Fire Department Procession: Tuesday, April 11th, 2023, immediately following the funeral service, to Rock Island Arsenal Fire Department- 2932 Rodman Ave., Rock Island, IL 61299. There will be a service at the fire station immediately following the procession.

If you have any questions, or need more information, please contact 7th District Commander Keith Fritz at (779) 777-3931.

Please do what you can to attend and honor Brother Robison, his family, and his Local.


Jay Coburn, Commander
AFFI Honor Guard
(708) 927-6568
[email protected]