Arthur B. Robbins


Arthur B. Robbins

a plumber

Arthur B. Robbins, 90, of Warwick, passed away peacefully December 6, 2011 at Home and Hospice Inpatient Center in Providence. He was the husband of the late Ruth E. (Reynolds) Robbins.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Frank and Ruth (Booth) Robbins, formerly of North Providence. Arthur was a member of Plumbers Fitters Union 28/51 for over 50 years. He served in the U.S. Navy in Africa during World War II. He loved animals and skiing.

He leaves his sons, Bruce A. Robbins and his wife, Suzanne K. Robbins, of Warwick and Frank J. Robbins and his wife, Sandra Robbins, of Warwick; three grandchildren, Katherine A. Robbins of Boston, Mass., Peter B. Robbins of Warwick and Timothy Robbins of Warwick; a niece, Jane Tarring of Warwick; and a nephew, Paul Rollins of Greene.

His funeral service was held Dec. 10 in Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. Burial with military honors was in Pocasset Cemetery, Cranston.