William Norman Robbins

July 21, 1939 ~ April 8, 2018 (age 78)

Mr. William Norman Robbins, 78, of Fort White, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, April 8, 2018 at the Suwannee Health and Rehab Center in Live Oak following an extended illness. He was born in Miami, FL on July 21, 1939 to the late George Benjamin Robbins and Merle Virginia Wilkes Robbins. He had made Fort White his home for the past twelve years having moved here from the Miami area. He was the Owner/Operator of W.N. Robbins Electric for over 35 years in Miami. Mr. Robbins was an Air Force Veteran, a City of Miami Firefighter for several years and he also volunteered for the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office for over six years.  He was a very active member of Christ Central in Lake City.  


He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years; Bonnie Robbins of Fort White; sons; Mark Robbins (Nancy) of Coral Springs, FL, Chris Robbins (Janet) of Boca Raton, FL, Shane Robbins of Fort White and Michael Robbins (Alice) of Miami, FL; daughter; Lesley Jarrard (Mark) of Lake City; brother; George Robbins (Wanda) of Miami, FL. Grandchildren; Ryan, Christian, Charlyne (Richard), Allyson, Mark Benjamin, Christopher, Paige, Kayla, Sara, Michael, Emma, Samuel, Rachel, Sarah also survive.


Funeral services for Mr. Robbins will be conducted on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 3:00 PM at  Christ Central with Pastor Lonnie Johns and Pastor Dustin Busscher officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 PM (one hour prior to the services) at the church on Sunday.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you consider donations to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the Shriner’s Hospital.

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