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Raymond M. Robbins Sr.

June 9, 1929


Raymond M. Robbins Sr.

Raymond Meryl Robbins Sr., 88, a former longtime resident of Salisbury, NH died on May 28th 2018, at the Concord Regional VNA Hospice House, with his loving family by his side.

Raymond was born in Cumberland, Maryland on June 9, 1929, the son of the late Liston V Robbins and Mamie Pearl Robbins.

Ray lived in Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire for most of his life. He and his wife also enjoyed the few years they spent living in Arizona. Raymond and his wife later lived in Tilton for many years.

Raymond was an avid wood worker and enjoyed spending time rock mining. He also enjoyed his twelve years at Lowe’s in Tilton and loved to visit after retirement. His favorite memories were of the time he spent with his wife and their family. Ray always joked with everyone and always wanted to get the last laugh.

He was very thankful for the comfort and care that hospice provided for both him and his wife.

Raymond is predeceased by both his parents, his wife of 67 years Lucile Joan Robbins, 2017, their daughter Cathy D. Robbins, 1980, one sister and five brothers, daughter-in-law Christine Robbins, 2016, and son-in-law Albie Sanborn, 2017.

His family includes:

His daughter Cheryl L. Sanborn of Tilton

His son Raymond M. Robbins Jr. of Salisbury

Three grandchildren:

Tom Underhill and Wife Susan Underhill of Alabaster, AL

Stephanie Merkley and Husband Robert Merkley Jr. of Salisbury

Farrah Williams and Husband Jason Williams of Freedom 

Six great grandchildren

Mike Brace, Kaitlyn Brace, Annie Johns, Abigail Underhill, Mikayla Brace and Hayden Williams.

Two great-great grandchildren:

Rylan Johns

Daxton Blackerby

And several nieces and nephews

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road (584 West Main St.) in Tilton.  A graveside service will be held on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Oak Hill Cemetery in Salisbury.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Ray may be made to The Make-A-Wish Foundation of NH at 814 Elm St., Suite 300, Manchester, NH 03101.

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