Melvin E. Robbins

February 23, 1936 - April 16, 2018
Melvin E. Robbins thumbnail
 
Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc. Light a candle Light a candle

Obituary

Melvin E. Robbins, age 82 of Wapakoneta, died at 10:00 a.m., Monday, April 16, 2018 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. He was born February 23, 1936 in Ida, Michigan; the son of the late DeGarmo and Ada Heiden Robbins. On September 19, 1964 he married Jean L. Wimer, who survives.

 

Mr. Robbins was owner and operator of R & W. Dry Wall Company and Lake Amanda Camp Ground where he and his wife had run for 40 years. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. His memberships include the Spencerville American Legion Post 191 and the VFW Post 6772; Wapakoneta Am Vets 333 and the Eagles Post 691; and the Lima Moose Lodge. He will be remembered for his hard work, sharing a good joke, his famous soups, and he enjoyed playing golf and working with wood. Mel also was a good pool player, he taught pool and shot pool on leagues.

 

Survivors also include 2 daughters – Tina Robbins of Cleveland; DeAnna (Kevin) Geiger of Celina; 2 grandchildren – Beth (Cody) Liston and Tristan Kohn; 2 step grandchildren – Phil Rasawher and Ashley Muhlenkamp; a great grandchild – Ben Liston; 4 step great grandchildren; 3 brothers – Duane (Judy) Robbins of South Dakota; Larry (Bessie) Robbins of Michigan; Dick (Helen) Robbins of Florida; a sister – Sharon Shivley of Michigan; a sister-in-law – Sandy Robbins of Lima; a brother-in-law – Steve Wimer of Lima.

 

He was preceded in death by a son-in-law – Tom Hodgkins; a grandson – John Geiger; 2 brothers – Bill Robbins and Roger Robbins.

 

Funeral services will begin 5:00 p.m., Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.

 

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

 

Leave a Condolence

Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

Address:

311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Service Information

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Time: 5:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

Address:

311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Donation Information

American Cancer Society

Phone: 1 800 227 2345


 

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Melvin by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Timeline for Melvin E. Robbins

Born: February 23, 1936
Died: April 16, 2018

Condolences for Melvin E. Robbins

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

Our sincere condolences.

The staff of Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc..

 

167