Feb. 21, 1922 — Jan. 25, 2007
SANDUSKY — William C. “Bill” Robbins, 84, a resident of the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky and formerly of Hartland Township, died Thursday afternoon at his residence following a lengthy illness.
He was born Feb. 21, 1922 in Hartland and had lived most of his life in Huron County.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, during which time he fought at the Normandy campaign. At the time of his discharge, he was awarded four Bronze Stars, the Purple Heart and a Victory Medal.
He was a self-employed carpenter until his retirement. He was a Mason, a member of the American Legion, and a former member of the Milan Rotary.
He is survived by his sons, Scott Robbins of Lake Port, Calif. and Steve (Laura) Robbins of Collins, two granddaughters and one great granddaughter; and sisters, Margaret Jennings of Orange Park, Fla. and Marilyn Hintz of Sandusky.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby in 1974; a son, Terry Robbins in 1971; parents, Clarence and Florence (Lee) Robbins; and brothers, Charles and Everett Robbins.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the military service at 11 a.m. Monday in the Giffin Chapel of the Ohio Veterans Home, 3416 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Chaplain Paul Birmingham will officiate. Burial will be in Collins Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the Ohio Veterans Home.
Pfeil Funeral Home, Sandusky Chapel, 617 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is in charge of the arrangements.