Ralph Robbins, 79 of Neosho, Mo., died Tuesday, May 20, 1986, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., after a short illness.
Born Jan. 1, 1907 in Alfalfa County, Okla., he was the son of Levi and Abby Robbins.
He moved to Neosho, Mo., 10 years ago from Gentry, Ark. He was a retired farmer and a veteran of WW II. He was also a member of Neosho Post No. 56, Disabled American Veterans, and the Bible Holiness Assembly of God Church of Neosho.
Mr. Robbins married Esther Spencer Oct. 1, 1986, at Columbus, Kan. She survives him.
Other survivors include three sons, John Robbins, Rockport, Ill., Paul Robbins, St. Louis, Mo., and David Robbins; eight daughters, Elizabeth Stout of Richmond, Mo., Martha Black of Alaska, Grace Ludwig and Mary Robbins, addresses unavailable, Ruth, Rachel, Esther and Rebecca, surnames and addresses unavailable; two brothers, Ephraim Robbins, Coldwater, and Vern Robbins, Wichita; three sisters, Marie Anderson, Tulsa, Okla., and Flossie Emerson and Blanche Sooter, both of Coldwater; and several grandchildren.
Funeral services were held May 23, 1986 in the Bible Holiness Assembly of God Church. Burial was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery at Neosho.
Levi & Abbie Mabel (Witters) Robbins
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