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Earl Robbins

July 13, 1943 — June 19, 2022

Marion, North Carolina

Mr. Earl Robbins, 78, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2022 at his home.

 

He was born in Caldwell County on July 13, 1943 to the late Turner Robbins and Estelle Vaughn McKinney.

 

An active member of Glenwood Baptist Church, Earl served as a deacon, Sunday School Teacher, and choir member. He was a retired school teacher with 32 years of service and the first Teacher of the Year for McDowell County. Earl enjoyed traveling and had visited all 50 states. He was an avid fan of the Carolina Tarheels, but enjoyed watching sports of all kinds.

 

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Gardner and her husband Doug; and his stepfather, Herbert McKinney.

 

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Judy Dalton Robbins; two children, Sheree Robbins Bright (Jeff) and Kelly Robbins Helton (Darrin); three grandchildren, Ashton Helton, Luke Bright, and Ayden Helton; and three siblings, Eugene Robbins (Linda), Barbara Beam (Terry), and Mike McKinney (Ginny).

 

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Glenwood Baptist Church with Dr. Dennis Love officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at McDowell Memorial Park.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation by visiting www.parkinson.org.

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