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In Memory of

William F. Robins

December 11, 1920 - March 31, 2015

Obituary


Wm. F. Robins passed away on March 31, 2015, in Sandy Springs GA. His family was by his side. Bill was born on his family’s ranch in Swan River, Manitoba, Canada on December 11, 1920. He was the only child of Vinita & Harry Robins. Bill came to the U.S. as a toddler and grew up in Chicago. He enlisted in the Army/Air Force in 1942, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and served in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater until the end or WWII. He married Yvonne Moyer Smith May 5, 1956 and was in...

Wm. F. Robins passed away on March 31, 2015, in Sandy Springs GA. His family was by his side. Bill was born on his family’s ranch in Swan River, Manitoba, Canada on December 11, 1920. He was the only child of Vinita & Harry Robins. Bill came to the U.S. as a toddler and grew up in Chicago. He enlisted in the Army/Air Force in 1942, after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and served in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater until the end or WWII. He married Yvonne Moyer Smith May 5, 1956 and was in love with her all of his life. She preceded him in death. They had four daughters; Victoria Ann Martin, Leslie Gail Robins, Willa Naomi Myers, and Paula Elizabeth Robins; five grandchildren, Jacob Myers (who proceeded him in death), Jessica (Myers) Blackburn, Steven Martin, Zachary & Rachel Temin; as well as three great grandchildren, Braydon & Collin Martin and Leo Blackburn. Bill had a half-sister, Florence, (who proceeded him in death) and many cousins through out the U.S. and Canada. Bill was active in his church, community and completely dedicated to his family. He will be missed. The family will hold a memorial service at the Dunwoody United Methodist Church on Saturday April 25, 2015 at 2:00. Visitation with the family will be held at 1:00 in the church’s parlor.