Memorial for George W Robbins
12:00 PM Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
Benton County Memorial Park Funeral Home
Mr. George William Robbins, 73 of Kingston, Arkansas was born on July 20, 1945 to William Norton Robbins and Alice Mae Schdek Robbins in Tulsa, Oklahoma. George passed away November 1, 2018 in his home, from complications of Fragile X Tremor Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS)
George will be remember by his wife of 52 years. Barbara (Bobbye) Guss Robbins, his children Robin and Rick Horton, Bo Robert and April, and Randy and Shelly. His grandchildren, Hollye and Hunter, Skye and her Molly, Madyson, Racheal and Bo, Wyatt and Kallen, all of Northern Arkansas. His brother, Charles E. Robbins and Terry of Bradenton, Florida. Sister-in-law Betty Robbins of Rogers and nieces and nephews.
George was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Marilyn Smith of Hickory North Caroline, and brother Richard (Dick) Robbins of Rogers, Arkansas. Grandson Robert Spencer Franklin of Fayetteville, Arkansas, step father, Dan DeLong of Bradenton, Florida and one step sister of Michigan.
George attended school in Bradenton, Florida and joined the Air Force at 17 years old. He served one tour in Vietnam.
George moved to Rogers and owned Robbins Auto Parts while serving on the Rogers Volunteer Fire Department. He decided to go full time as fire fighter and became a paramedic. George loved being with and helping people. After retiring from Rogers Fire Department he continued work as a paramedic tech at St. Mary's Hospital (Mercy) and part time at Madison County EMS. George was on the Kingston Volunteer Fire Department . As long as he could drive he went ot the medical calls.
Visitation for Mr. Robbins will be 12:00pm - 3:00pm, Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at Benton County Memorial Park Funeral Home.
In May a "Potluck" type dinner celebration of George's life will be at the home in Madison County, all friends and family are welcome to attend. All will remember that "Food was his favorite dish".
Please make memorials to Horses for Healing 14673 Daniels Road Bentonville, Arkansas 72712.
We wish to thank all the care givers from circle of life Springdale and others who helped over the years. No formal services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements by Benton County Memorial Park Funeral Home, Rogers, Arkansas. Online Guestbook: www.bentoncountymemorialpark.com