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February 12, 2007

Stephen Wallace Robbins

Stephen Wallace Robbins, 72, of Barnes Mill Road, Richmond, died Friday, February 9, 2007, in his home.

He was born in Madison County, Ky., June 27, 1934, the son of the late George C. and Clara Virginia Clem Robbins. He was a graduate of Kentucky Military Institute and the University of Louisville Law School. He was a retired trial lawyer who had received many awards for excellence as a lawyer. He was a member of the Madison Co. Bar Assoc., served as Richmond City Prosecutor and City Attorney and served on the Kentucky State Workman’s Compensation Board. He was also a landowner and farmer.

Steve was a member of the Corinth Christian Church where he taught Sunday School. An avid Bible student, he wrote a commentary on the International Sunday School Lesson which he shared with teachers in other churches and at one time presented the lesson on WCBR Radio. He enjoyed many hobbies such as amateur radio, beekeeping, raising chickens and gardening.

He was preceded in death by: his wife of over 50 years and the mother of his children, Margaret Parks Robbins; four children, Stephen Wallace Robbins II, Calvin Keith Robbins, Mike Edwin Robbins and Margaret Ann O’Donnell; and one brother, Hugh Francis Robbins.

Survivors include: his wife, Damaris Isaacs Robbins; one son, Kent Robbins (Natalie) of Richmond; one brother, George William Robbins (Dell) of Richmond; one sister, Ida Sue Logsdon of Columbus, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Michael Robbins, Jennifer Strunk (Zachary), Kent Robbins, Jr. (Keri Parsons), Stephen Robbins (Brianna Burchfield), Courtney Robbins, Nora O’Donnell and Katie O’Donnell; two great-grandchildren, Michael Robbins and Hayden Robbins; one stepson, Kenneth Hobbs, two stepdaughters, Angela Hobbs and Olivia Hobbs; his father and mother-in-law, Charles & Callie Isaacs; and a very caring nurse, Charlotte Gross.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at Combs, Parsons and Collins Funeral Home with the Rev. William Forquer of the Corinth Christian Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday at Combs, Parsons and Collins Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Kenneth Hobbs, James Rogers, Stephen Norris Robbins, Michael Robbins, Stephen Delbert Robbins and Curtis Kent Robbins, Jr.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, KY 40403.

For more information, call the funeral home at 623-0822.

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