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Robert “Steve” Robbins

June 11, 2021

Robert “Steve” Robbins, 67, died at his home on June 11, 2021 surrounded by his family.

He was born on September 12, 1953 in Newton, Kansas, the son of Robert and Ruth (Gibbens) Robbins.

Steve was retired for the past 5 years and worked at Car Quest after retirement for the fun of it.

On May 21, 2004, Steve married Treva Crawford in Newton, Kansas, gaining two kids to love as his own. They were married for seventeen good years at the time of his passing.

Steve was always a kind, loving, ornery man. He loved to tease the grandkids and loved his friends and family. Steve made new friends everywhere he went.

During his free time, Steve could be found working in the garage on his Model T or working on the Model T he was building with his granddaughter. Steve loved to ride his Harley with his brother and friends.

Steve is survived by his loving wife, Treva Robbins of Newton; son, Joshua (Heather) Crawford of Newton; daughter, Meagan (Josh) Wilson of Peabody; 6 grandchildren, Dylan, Dauri and Dean Crawford, and Arianna, Gage and Maddix Wilson; brother, Rod Robbins of Newton; sister, Rita Adams of Sedgwick; many nieces and nephews and nine great nieces and nephews.

Steve is preceded in death by his parents, Robert Robbins, Ruth Huebert and step-dad “Red” Huebert; nephews, Jon Robbins and Jeremy Adams; father-in-law, Gene Redger; sister-in-law, Valora Redger; and brother-in-law, Lonnie Redger.

Visitation will be from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Tuesday, June 15th at Petersen Funeral Home, with family to greet friends from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.  A memorial service will be the following day at the funeral home at 10:00am, Wednesday, June 16th. Following the service a luncheon will be held at the American Legion in Newton.

Memorial contributions in Steve’s name may be made to Flatland T’s of Kansas or Good Shepherd Hospice in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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8 thoughts on “Robert “Steve” Robbins

  1. Steve and I became really great friends at Carquest. He was the father I wish I had. He was always there for me and helped me in the most needed times. I’m going to miss his hugs, smiles, jokes, b.s., and honesty. I love you so much buddy.

  2. Going to miss a great friend as we grew up. We had a great time he always had a great laugh and a quick wit.

  3. Art, Casey & I loved Steve as family. He was a good man & great friend. Art & Steve were lifetime friends. We rode a lot of miles together on our Harley’s. We had shared friends & family members with lots of wonderful memories. We are so sorry Treva, Josh, Meagan, Rod, Rita, family & friends. He will be in our hearts forever. Sending hugs, love & prayers.
    Tree, Casey & Sandi Nance-Allison

  4. Dear Treva, Michael and I are so very sad for your loss. We are thinking of you and your family and hope you find some comfort in your memories of Steve. Hugs and love from your California family ♥️

  5. Steve was a great guy, and a genuine friend of both me and my husband.
    He was dear friends with my cousins Dave and Candee, that is how I met him many years ago. He was like family to me. Very sad! He will be missed!

  6. The best parts delivery person we ever had here at Omega Auto Clinic. He was a wonderful person. We are glad to have known him. Peace to his family during thus trying time.

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