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Rudolph Robbins, Sr


Rudolph “Rudy” J. Robbins, Sr., 84, of Fishing Creek, Maryland passed away peacefully Friday, October 4, 2013 at his home.
Born on August 26, 1929 in Robbins, MD he was a son of the late Sadie Stewart and William J. Robbins.
Rudy attended the local schools and was a graduate of Crapo High School.
After school Rudy enlisted in the U.S. Army and served his country during the Korean Conflict.
On September 7, 1949 he married the former Frances June Ruark of Hoopers Island and together were blessed with four sons. They enjoyed over 50 years of marriage before her passing on August 3, 2000.
Rudy was a waterman for most of his life. During the extreme winter months he would also trap the marshes. At times he would also drive for the local crab houses.
He loved the waterman’s life style. Rudy enjoyed helping his sons. His grandchildren would often go fishing on his boat and enjoyed the summertime with him. A proud member of the Fishing Creek community and was always happy to help and talk with all.
Rudy is survived by his four sons, Rudolph J. (Rudy) Robbins, Jr. and his wife Millie of Cambridge, MD, Eddy Robbins and his wife Deb of Salisbury, MD, Randy Robbins of Fishing Creek, MD and Ronnie Robbins and his wife Diana of Fishing Creek, MD; four grandchildren Amy Shuey and husband Chester, Lucas Robbins and wife Colby, Sandra Robbins, Jason Robbins and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceding him in death besides his parents and wife are three brothers, Alan, Bill and Mike Robbins: and a sister Nadine Burton.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 7, 2013 beginning 1 p.m. at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge, where the family will receive friends two hours prior to the service. Officiating at the service will be Rev. Doug Ridley. Burial will follow at Dorchester Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Lucas Robbins, Jason Robbins, Danny Wanex, Joseph Ruark, Sr., Mark Burton and Tommy (Bubby) Powley.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in Rudy’s memory to Hosier Memorial U.M. Church, c/o Mrs. Priscilla McGlaughlin, P.O. Box 41, Fishing Creek, MD 21634 or to Coastal Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802



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Posted by: L. Roger & Charlene M.S. Burton May the peace of the Lord be with all family members at this sorrowful time. The Lord will certainly bless and keep Rudy as I know that he has now been reunited with his darling wife Francis as well as his Mom, Dad, Sister Nadine & Lloyd, and Brothers Allen, Bill and Mike. 10/10/2013 Posted by: Bruce Abbott The Patriarch of Robbins and the Blackwater River has left us but only in body his spirit will live on forever with all who new him. 10/09/2013 Posted by: Wayne & Colleen Bromwell Our thoughts and prayers are extended to your family during this time. God bless you all! 10/08/2013 Posted by: Helen Houston So sorry to hear that Rudy passed away. He was always very nice. My prayers are with you. 10/07/2013 Posted by: Jacki & Howard Blake So sorry for the loss of your father. He will be sadly missed by all. 10/07/2013 Posted by: Patti and Darrell Brohawn We are so sorry for your loss!! You are in our thoughts and prayers! Love you all Patti and Darrell 10/07/2013 Posted by: Linda Gootee Phillips So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Just saw him driving a few weeks ago & so glad he did not suffer for a long time. May God bless you & your family with things to bring you comfort. 10/07/2013 Posted by: Jackson Family We would like to express our deepest sympathy. Hoping peace to bring you comfort. Courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to hold forever in your hearts. ( Isaiah 25:8) 10/07/2013 Posted by: BILL BARNES Dear Rudy, Eddy, Randy, Ronnie & family's Maria and I were very sorry to hear about the passing of your Father, and express our Heart filled Sympathy, our thoughts, prayers & hearts go out to you during these hard times I will always cherish the times we had Hunting and Trapping, & how much he loved the outdoors. Bill Barnes 10/07/2013 Posted by: Linda (Burton) and Steve Lawson We know you are at peace and together with your mother and father and all your brothers and sister. God Bless 10/07/2013 Posted by: Diane Jones Chavis I was so sorry to hear that Mr Rudy had passed away. He was one of the old timers who would gather at the store and swap stories. My thoughts and prayers are with you all durning this difficult time. 10/07/2013 Posted by: Betsy Furlong Rudy, we will all be missing you every time we come down to the Island. Be at peace, and joy, and know that you will always be a part of the night stars over the Bay. 10/06/2013 Posted by: Janie P. Elliott & Steve Lewis We were so sorry to hear of Mr. Rudy's passing. He is now no longer in any pain. GOD has taken him home to take care and watch over him. The family are in our thoughts and prayers. GOD Bless you all 10/06/2013 Posted by: Glen Good-bye ole friend and fishing buddy. May you be in Heaven 1/2 hour before the Devil found out you passed away. 10/06/2013 Posted by: Leroy and Cindy Bell Thinking of all you guys! Mr. Rudy will be sadly missed. Love and prayers to you all. 10/05/2013 Posted by: Ellen Prayers go out to you guys. 10/05/2013 Posted by: Chris Windsor My thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this sad time. Mr Rudy will be sadly missed. 10/04/2013

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