Gary Lynn Robbins


Gary Lynn Robbins, age 88, of Elkhart, TX, passed away Friday, August 30th, 2019 in Palestine, TX. Gary was born in Ft Worth, served in the US Navy just before the Korean Conflict. He served as an officer in the Ft Worth Police Dept., the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office, and the City Marshall's Office. During this time, Gary also served with Smith Escort Service for 26 years using his personal Harley. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Keleta Dell Robbins in 2015; his youngest daughter, Darla Robbins Robertson in 2018; and brother, and Pearre G. Robbins in 1998. Survivors include 2 daughters, Della Lynn Robbins-Dickstein and her husband, Steve, of Lewisville, TX, and Donna Gwyn Robbins Kilgore and her husband, Perry Kilgore of Palestine, TX; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandsons; 4 nephews; many cousins, other extended family members, and numerous close friends of many years. Memorial services will be Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM, at Dogwood Hills Baptist Church, 3400 US 79, Palestine, TX, with Bro. Perry Kilgore officiating. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Legacy At Town Creek, Palestine, TX. Donations may be made to Christian Motorcyclists Association's Run For the Son in care of Dogwood Hills Baptist Church.
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Published on September 5, 2019
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Terry & Marian Robbins
Sep 14, 2019
Della and Donna we are so sorry for your loss and we couldn’t be at the service. I will also remember Gary. Love y’all.
Brenda Schwartz
Sep 13, 2019
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Linda Berry
Sep 12, 2019
Sweet Tranquility Basket was purchased for the family of Gary Lynn Robbins by Linda Berry.  Send flowers
Karen Skjolsvik
Sep 11, 2019
Godspeed, Gary Robbins. You were a wonderful dad to your girls. I was in awe of you in your police uniform for your motorcycle. You lived a good life. You left a great legacy.
Lou Todd
Sep 11, 2019
Lynn and Donna,
Prayers and love to you both. Your dad sounds like such a
respectable gentleman. I know he must have been very proud of his family. I'm so glad he is home with the Lord now and is at peace. God bless you all.
Lou Todd
From Lynn's Sunday School Class
at Trietsch United Methodist Church
Flower Mound, TX 75028