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Jack Robbs

Jan 24, 2020 08:43AM

Jack Robbs

CHERRYVILLE – Mr. Jack Dempsey Robbs, 80, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020.

Jack was born on Nov. 13, 1939 in Greenville, S.C., a son of the late Ralph Brown Robbs and Florence Dellinger Robbs. He was a draftsman by trade and retired from O’Steele Company in Gastonia. Anyone who knew him, knew of his love for sports, especially football. For many years a favorite pastime was attending Friday night high school football games. He was an avid lover of animals, which he passed on to his girls. Jack attended Allen Memorial Baptist Church in Grover, N.C., where he loved the congregation and his friend and pastor, Robbie Moore.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Robbs Beam.

Survivors include his two daughters, Shea Putnam and husband Dennis of Chesnee, S.C.; Susan Crawley and husband George of Crouse; a sister, Margaret Robbs of Cherryville; a brother, R.B. Robbs and wife Becky of Lincolnton; a granddaughter, Alisa Crawley; a great-granddaughter, Summerlynn Brayboy; and a niece, Jana LeFevers and husband Eddie, all of Cherryville.

Visitation was Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at Stamey – Cherryville Funeral Home.

A private graveside service was held at City Memorial Cemetery in Cherryville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Allen Memorial Baptist Church, P.O. Box 566 Grover, NC, 28073.

A guest register is available at

Stamey – Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service served the family of Mr. Robbs.