Dee Ray Robbins, age 89, of Norman, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Montgomery County Nursing Home.
He was born on November 9, 1925, at Caddo Gap, the son of Arl R. Robbins and Nettie Covington Robbins. On June 7, 1953, he married Sue Alexander. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Henry Robbins; and two brothers-in-law, Loyd Short and Jake Alexander.
Dee was of the Baptist faith, and a World War II veteran, serving three years in the Air Force. He worked several years in pipeline construction and retired as Postmaster of Norman in 1988 after 25 years of service.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Sue Robbins of Norman; two sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Vickie Robbins of Mena and Don and Rhonda Robbins of Mammoth Spring; one daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Mike Hatton of Sims; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Nell Short of Canyon, Texas; one sister-in-law, Reatha Robbins of Caddo Gap; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Services will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 23, 2015, in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Glenwood with Bro. Robbie Loudermilk officiating.
Visitation will be Monday evening, 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
Interment will be in the Robbins Cemetery with military honors.
Pallbearers will be Harlan Robbins, Darin Robbins, Tim Robbins, Todd Robbins, Mike Short and Roger Short.
Memorials may be made to the Robbins Cemetery Fund, c/o Debbie Kibbey, 110 Adventist Church Road, Bonnerdale, Arkansas 71933.
Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.