Mike Douglas “Doug” Robbins, 44, passed away on Tuesday, January 4.
He was born July 30, 1966 in New Castle, Indiana to Michael Don Robbins and Pam Martin Sowers. He was a 1984 graduate of Richmond High School. He married the former Pamela K. Bailey on October 5, 1985, and together they raised 2 sons. Doug was a journeyman electrician and was an entrepreneur at heart. He was manager and co-owner of Envirotech in Richmond. In his free time, Doug enjoyed hunting, fishing, metal detecting and prospecting for gold.
Doug will be missed by his wife of 25 years, Pam; 2 sons, Tyler Robbins and his wife, Brittany M. Robbins, of Richmond and Zach Robbins and his fiancee, Blythe Keener, of Williamsburg; mother & step-father, Pam & Arnold Sowers, of Fountain City; father, Michael Don Robbins, of Medaryville; brother, David Michael Robbins, of Wiley, Texas; maternal grandmother, Paralee Martin, of Williamsburg and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Doug was anxious for the arrival of his first grandchild, Braden M. Robbins, due to arrive on March 10.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Bill Parrish at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 9, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
Family and friends may gather for visitation from 3-8 p.m. on Saturday, January 8, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Reid Foundation, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, Indiana 47374. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.