Ralph H. Robbins 1922 - 2010
Tonganoxie — Services for Ralph H. Robbins, 87, Tonganoxie, were Monday, March 22, at West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.
Mr. Robbins died Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at Kansas City Hospice, Kansas City, Mo.
He was born Sept. 19, 1922, the son of Harry F. and Esther M. (Roberts) Robbins.
Mr. Robbins was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and was the founder and former president of Midwest Carpet Co., Tonganoxie. He was a charter member of the West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie, and a 50-year member of Henri Masonic Lodge No. 190 A.F. & A.M., Tonganoxie, a member of VFW Post No. 9271, Tonganoxie, and a past member of the Tonganoxie School Board.
He married Ruth V. Shingleton on Jan. 18, 1941. She died June 14, 2008.
Mr. Robbins was fond of making frequent visits to his cabin on the Lake of the Ozarks.
Survivors include two sons, David (Lisa), Tonganoxie, and Finney (Marilyn), Lawrence; three daughters, Mary Boudreaux (Jules), Tonganoxie, Linda Owen (Art), Oskaloosa, and Melanie Chapman (Rick), Tonganoxie; four brothers, Raymond, Basehor, Herbert, Tonganoxie, Donald, McLouth, and Charles, Lebanon, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Andy Robbins Scholarship Fund, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993 Tonganoxie 66086
Online condolences can be made at quisenberryfh.com.