Ron Robbins (June 6, 1938-October 30, 2021)
Ron “Tub” Robbins 83, passed away peacefully at his home in Fort Bridger, WY on October 30, 2021.
Ron was born on June 6, 1938, in Deadwood, SD. He was the son of Charles Richard Robbins and Eleanore (Schmidt) Robbins. Ron married his first love, Ruby Robbins on March 28, 1958 in Newtown, ND. Ron and Ruby had three wonderful children together; Ronny Robbins Jr., Billy (Robbins) Hawkins, and Danny Robbins. After losing Ruby on September 11, 1991, he met his second love, Darlene Gabriel in 1995. Ron and Dar shared their life together for the past 26 years.
Ron was a member of the Army from January 6, 1956 to December 25 1957, and was honorably discharged from service. Ron then worked for many years as a Welder in Fort Bridger, WY before retiring in 2003. Ron’s interests included fishing at Flaming Gorge, hunting, camping, his horses, and his family; especially his grandkids.
He is survived by his longtime love, Darlene Gabriel of Fort Bridger, WY; his sisters Beverly (Beep) Christofferson of Kemmerer, WY, Glenda Nash of Caldwell ID, and Betty Hess of California; his son Ronny Robbins Jr. & wife Penny of Mountain View, WY; his daughter Billy Hawkins & husband Scott of Mountain View, WY; Darlene’s daughters Johnetta Heltz & husband Jason of Mountain View, WY, and Mieshell Damron & husband Carl of Scottsbluff NE; his grandchildren Ronny Lee Robbins III, Jennifer Bravo, Janna Richards, Jessica Leon, Bobbie Webb, Libby Robbins, and Jaden Heltz; as well as many great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by both of his parents; his wife Ruby Robbins; his son Danny Robbins; his grandson Ronny Boyd Hawkins, and his granddaughter Lila Robbins.
Ron will be greatly missed by all that knew him and had the chance to love him. A memorial service will be conducted for Ron on Thursday November 4, 2021 at the American Legion in Fort Bridger, WY. Visitation will begin at 10am with the service following at 11am. Please join the family for a luncheon at the Legion following the service.
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