James Arnold "Jim" Robbins, of Forest City, passed away August 20, 2019.
A native of Rutherford County, he was the son of the late Alonzo and Kit Miller Robbins. Jim opened Robbins Oil Company in 1957 where he was a distributor for Exxon, Sinclair, Mobile, Chevron, and Sonoco. He also owned Robbins Investments, New Way Transportation and JJM Properties. He was a long time member of First Baptist Church, Forest City and served in the United States Navy. Jim loved to walk, enjoyed the beach and enjoyed life. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Collins Robbins and son, Bradford Robbins.
Survivors include his wife, June Miller Robbins, his son, Richard Robbins, and two granddaughters.
The funeral service was held at in the First Baptist Church. Interment followed in the Sulphur Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 211 West Main Street, Forest City, NC 28043.
The Padgett & King Mortuary is serving the family.