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Saturday, July 1st, 2006
Arthur Robbins
Arthur E. Robbins Jr., 76, of Portland, Ind., died the afternoon of June 29, 2006, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born March 13, 1930, in Portland, to Arthur Robbins and Edith Glassford Ferrell. He was raised by Ray and Edith Ferrell.
Survivors are a companion, Lilly Mock, Portland; a daughter, Marsi, Crawfordsville, Ind.; and two grandchildren.
He was owner and operator of Art's Plant Shop and a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a member of the Portland Optimist Club, American Legion Post 211 and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 417, all of Portland.
Services are 6 p.m. Monday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland, the Rev. Marty Sandhage officiating.
Calling is after 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Jay County Cancer Society or State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice.