Obituary of Edward Orland Robbins
WESTFIELD - Edward O. "Bud" Robbins, age 88, of Grove St., Westfield, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020, at home with his family by his side.
Edward was born on April 5, 1931, in Stedman, New York, a son of the late Clarence and Elizabeth (Meade) Robbins.
Bud was a 1950 graduate of Mayville High School and served in the US Air Force from 1951 to 1955 during the Korean War attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. Bud had a long and distinguished career as a Union Electrician having started in the IBEW Apprentice program. He had been employed by the former Westfield Electric, the Dean Electric co. of Dunkirk, Lupino Electric of Fredonia and RTM Electric in Jamestown. He retired in 1993 from IBEW Local 106 and was recognized as a 60 year member. Upon his retirement, Bud truly enjoyed spending time working with his son, Scott and daughter in law, Laurie, at the Westfield Nursery, where he took charge of the Buildings and Grounds.
He also enjoyed playing golf, Antiques and winters in Florida. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Westfield, a life member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #118, a member of the Wm. P. Jackway VFW Post 6764 Men's Auxiliary, and the John W. Rogers American Legion Post 327.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Marlene (Loomis) Robbins, whom he married on September 1, 1951, and by their son, Scott (Laurie) Robbins of Westfield. Bud was the very proud grandfather of Kathryn (Christopher) Cardo and Andrew (Emilee) Robbins all of Westfield. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded in death by his son, Gary Robbins, his sisters, Cleo Rubner, Eva Hunt, Lorraine Rathburn, Alice Perdue, Ada Tenpas and Pearl Schohl, and by his brothers, Leo, William and Charles Robbins.
At Bud's request there will be no visitation and all other services will be private.
Memorials may be made in Edward’s name to First United Methodist Church of Westfield, 101 East Main St., Westfield, NY 14787 or to Hospice of Chautauqua County, 20 W. Fairmont Ave., Lakewood, NY or to the Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation, 189 East Main St., Westfield, NY 14787.
Log on to www.masonfuneral.com to send the Robbins family a message of sympathy, to light a Memorial Candle or for further information.