Ronald E. Robbins (February 13, 1938 – July 16, 2010)

Ronald E. Robbins, 72 of Zanesville , OH died at 10:53 PM on Friday, July 16, 2010 at his residence following a long courageous battle with cancer.

He was born Sunday, February 13, 1938 in Zanesville the son of Bernard L. Robbins and Ruth (Rapp) Wickham.

He was employed at Zanesville Stoneware and retired in 1993 after 23 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion SAL Post 29 and the Eagles #302. Ronald enjoyed golf and bingo.

He is survived by his companion of 15 years June Sowers of the home, two sons Timothy and Roger Robbins, a daughter Tracey Robbins, a step-son Tony Gheen all of Zanesville. Several grandchildren and great grandchildren, Two brothers Donald and wife Joyce Robbins of Zanesville and Gary Robbins of Grand Prairie, Texas and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death in addition to his parents by two brothers William and David Robbins and a sister Shirley Wakeley.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 20th from 2 to 4 pm with funeral services to immediately following at the Trinity Full Gospel Church, 535 Munson Ave. with Pastor Terry Rowland officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family will accept and appreciate memorial contributions.

Arrangements are being handled by the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Ave. Zanesville Ohio. To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit