William "Bill" Robbins died Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at Bridgton Hospital.
He was born in North Conway, a son of Cleveland and Florence Abbott Robbins and was educated in local schools. Bill was a life long resident of the Fryeburg area.
He served in the U.S. Air Force. He was owner of Bill Robbins Excavation established in 1960 for 51 years. He did excavation, and was a general building contractor and site preparation contractor. The business will still be run by is wife Sis and Bob Casteel.
He was one of the founding members of the Fryeburg Rescue, a member of the fire department, Fish and Game Association, Chamber of Commerce, various snowmobile clubs and other local civic organizations along with being a lifetime member of West Oxford Agricultural society.
He is survive by his wife, Adrienne "Sis" Robbins; four children, Becky Robbins, Jim Robbins and his wife Claire, Chuck Robbins and Loreen and Kati Swisher and her husband Todd; 10 grandchildren, James Jr., Catherine, Kaola, Michael, Terry, Melinda, Sharon, Daniel, Sarah, Rebekah, 12 great grandchildren, five stepchildren, Steve Casteel and his wife Diane, Joe Casteel, Bob Casteel, Beverly "Cookie" Taylor and her husband Chuck and Donald Casteel, seven step-grandchildren, Heidi L. Daniels and Robert "Bobby" Gendron II, Joe Jr., Joanne, Michelle Casteel, Michael and Steven Casteel and four step-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Pine Grove Cemetery, Fryeburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Dinner Bell North, c/o Bebe Toor. 258 Lovewell Pond Rd., Fryeburg, ME 04037. Arrangements are made with Wood Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.woodfuneralhome.org.