Obituary of Merle Robbins | TheUnion.com

Obituary of Merle Robbins

Merle Robbins passed away on April 25, 2019 at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. He was 95 when he went home to be with his Lord and Savior.

A Celebration of Life will be at 11:00 a.m. on May 21, 2019 at Abundant Life Community Church.

Merle was born December 11, 1923 in Estherville, Iowa. He was raised in Grants Pass, OR and graduated from Grants Pass High School in 1942, before joining the Marines in WWII.

He was active with Abundant Life Church, where he loved the pastors and the congregation very much.

Merle was known to all to be a kind and sweet man, always interested in the activities of friends and family. He was a huge family man, whom of which he loved very much.

He is survived by his sons, John Robbins and Jim Robbins; grandson Matt Robbins; brother-in-law Emery Wood; sister-in-law Nona Simon, and many nieces and nephews.

Merle was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Robbins; and his parents, James and Gertrude Robbins.

Arrangements are under the care of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.


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