Bobbie Mac Robbins, 88 of Paradise, Kansas died Thursday evening, March 10, 2011 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas.
Bobbie was born January 30, 1923 on the family farm north of Paradise. He was the only child of William J. and Maude (Perkins) Robbins. He grew up and attended country schools in the Paradise area. He graduated from Paradise High School in 1940.
Bobbie served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was stationed in the Philippines.
Bobbie met, fell in love, and was united in marriage to Eulah Chatham on August 21, 1944 in Kansas City, Missouri. This union was blessed with four children; Harold, Cleta, Diana and William. They made their home in the same home he was born in.
Bobbie was a dairy farmer and rancher his whole life. He continued the family tradition and managed the family farm. But most of all, Bobbie was a devoted husband and loving father.
As a boy, he was a member of the Paradise United Methodist Church. Later on in life he attended the Paradise Nazarene Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, horses, riding his three wheeler and telling stories.
Surviving family include his wife of 66 years, Eulah of the home; daughters, Cleta Johnson and husband Al of Nikiski, Alaska and Diana Blosser and husband Darrell of Hays, Kansas; sons, Harold Robbins and wife Mary of Yakutat, Alaska and William Robbins and wife Trina of Paradise, Kansas; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter-in-law, Betty Robbins.
Celebration of Bobbie’s Life will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at the Paradise United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Mt. Herman Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 AM to 8 PM Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell with the family present to greet friends from 6 PM to 7 PM. A memorial has been established with the Nazarene Missions. Contributions and condolences may be sent in care of Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.