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Sherman Lloyd Robbins Feb. 20, 2013 ~ Feb 9, 2013

Sherman Lloyd Robbins, 88, of Elkins passed away Saturday, February 9, 2013 at home.  He was born February 20, 1924 in Durham, AR to Elbert and Lola Springston Robbins. As a Veteran, Sherman served in the US Navy as a yeoman for 4 years in World War II.  He was a mechanic for many years before becoming a rural mail carrier for 21 years. Sherman served faithfully as the superintendent of the Elkins Community Church for 44 years and was a member of the Elkins Volunteer Fire Department for 25 years. He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife, Moselle, to whom he was married for 58 years. Survivors include his brother, Lynn Robbins; sister, Juanita Dobrinski; son, Rex Robbins and his wife, Tina; daughter, Ann Phelan and her husband David; granddaughter, Samantha Sisemore and her husband, Ken all of Fayetteville; grandson, JD Robbins and his wife, Rosalind of Beavercreek, Ohio.  Great grandchildren include Brian Sisemore, Abigail Sisemore, Brianna Robbins, Laura Robbins and Zackary Sheridan as well as other family members and numerous friends. His family will receive friends at Beard’s Funeral Chapel on Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 5-7 pm. A funeral service will be held 10 am Friday at the Elkins Community Church with Dr. Andrew Hall and Rev. Charlie Brown officiating.  Burial will follow at the McCord Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations Elkins Community Church, P.O Box 191, Elkins, AR  72727 or Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 4507, Fayetteville, AR  72702.

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    Marian Vinson Truax » 11. Feb, 2013

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. Your dad lived a good long life and will be missed by the people of Elkins. Mom always commented that she would see your dad out walking or see him on his porch. His activity is what kept him strong for so many years. He will be missed.

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    Loy & Linda Jones » 11. Feb, 2013

    Ann & David,

    My heart goes out to you at this time. Your Dad was a wonderful man and will be missed. Though your heart is heavier, please know that we are praying for strength for you during
    this difficult time.
    Love you all,
    Loy & Linda

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    Connie Williams » 12. Feb, 2013

    We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts at this time. Hope you are encouraged by the fact that your dad was such a wonderful father! Love, John and Connie Williams

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    debbie hernandez (vanover) » 12. Feb, 2013

    so sorry to hear about Mr. Robbins

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    ann r leach » 13. Feb, 2013

    i am sorry for your loss. he was a good man, father, and husband. i remember when he would come into revenue office when u were manager. there is a time for everything u and your family are in our prayers . god bless all. ann retired

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    Bob & Margaret Toney » 14. Feb, 2013

    Our condolences to Rex, Ann and families. Sherman always worked to help make Elkins a better place. He will be missed.
    Bob &Margaret Toney
    Debbie & Gerald Miller
    Bobby Toney

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    J.C. & Sharon Selph » 04. Mar, 2013

    Ann & David,
    We send our most sincere sympathy to you & your family. The time comes when we must let our loved ones go on & it’s always hard. Mr. Sherman was a great man; respected & loved by so many. May your memories always give you comfort in the days ahead.
    J.C. & Sharon Selph