The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

February 9, 2014

Eugene Robbins


Star Beacon

GENEVA — Eugene Robbins, age 87, of Geneva, passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at TriPoint Medical Center in Concord Township.

Born July 8, 1926, in Painesville, Ohio, he was the son of Ora and Margaret (Herroon) Robbins. Eugene was a graduate of Harvey High School and served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He married Beatrice Higginbotham on June 18, 1949, in Willoughby.

He retired from the U.S. Postal Service. Favorite past-times of Eugene were going to the Madison Senior Center and playing pool with friends and family.

He is survived by his three daughters, Lynn Jaeger of Geneva, Sherry (Gary) Snyder of Madison and Lori (Jim) Merrill of Perry; two sons, Mark Robbins of Geneva and Scott Robbins of Ashtabula; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and his cat, “Sassy.”

He was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice; his parents; son, Dale; grandson, Nate; brother, Bob; and a sister, Margaret.

Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11th, at THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 26 River St., Madison. A Memorial Service celebrating Eugene’s life will follow at 7 p.m., with the Rev. William Alvey officiating. Final resting place will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Painesville.

Obituary and condolences at www.behmfuneral.com and starbeacon.com.