Lester “Les” Robbins
February 27, 1923 ‒ June 09, 2004
Lester “Les” Robbins, age 81, of Delaware and formerly of Columbus, died Wed., June 9, 2004 at his residence.
Born in Columbus, Ohio on Feb. 27, 1923 to the late Orville and Amanda (Russell) Robbins. Served his country in the U.S. Army and was a Veteran of WWII. Played professional softball from 1940 to 1965. Was a sheet metal worker for Local Union 24. Member of the Hope Chapel Church of God of Abrahamic Faith and was an ordained minister. Life member of the Handy Man Club. He was an avid horseshoe pitcher and was a member of the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association.
Survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Bettie (Lower) Robbins, Son; Larry Robbins of TN, Daughters; Vikki (Steven) Lutz of Mansfield and Cathy (Phil) Miller of Delaware, 9 Grandchildren, 5 Great-Grandchildren, Brother; Lou Robbins, and Sister; Helen Keefer.
Preceded in death by Brothers; Forest and Ellis Beekman, Luther Robbins and Floyd Rhinehart, Sister; Ceola Beekman, and Granddaughter; LaDonna Robbins.
Friends may call Friday 2–4 & 6–8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St., SR 36, Delaware where funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Burial with military honors will follow at Fairview Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Arthur James Cancer Hospital, The Ohio State University, 2500 Kenny Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43210.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com