Mr. Samuel D. Robbins
June 20, 1929 – January 3, 2019
Samuel D. Robbins of Red Bank, born June 20,1929, passed away on Thursday, January3,2019. He was a Christian man of Baptist faith. Mr. Robbins was a man of integrity. After his childhood near Knoxville, Tennessee, he became a proud member of the U.S. Army. He served in Korea, active duty from 1950-1952, and was in the Army reserve until 1956.
Sam later married Nicola Robbins, and had three daughters together- Melane, Sindah, and Chantal. Providing for his family was extremely important to him. He worked for over 30 years with the Carolina Shoe Company, traveling a territory that covered most of the Southeast. He was an honored and distinguished salesman within the company. After retirement, Sam volunteered with the Shriners, transporting young burn victims for their treatments. He traveled thousands of miles, driving countless hours to get the kids the help they needed.
While illness had taken a toll on him these last few years, Sam always wanted to remain active. He enjoyed working in his yard, and attended dances at the Red Bank Senior Center. His favorite music was classic country and blue grass. He loved to listen to Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed, and Johnny Cash. His music was with him through his last hours here with us.
He is survived by his sister, Sharon Tinch, and his daughter and her husband, Sindah and John Landrum. His family continues to grow with four grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at the Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel on Tuesday –January 8,2019 from 11am-2pm. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00pm in the funeral home chapel. Interment with Military honors and Masonic honors will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
~You will be in our hearts always~
Arrangements are under the care of the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.
- Visitation Tuesday, January 8, 2019
- Funeral Service Tuesday, January 8, 2019
- Interment with Military Honors Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Mr. Samuel D. Robbins
January 4, 2019
It was a privilege to care for and get to know Mr. Sammy D. from Tennessee. I sure didn't knoe what to think the first time he corrected me on his name. He was loved and will truly be missed he sure kept me on my toes. Cinda you and you family are in my prayers and I am so sorry for your loss.