James W. Robbins

April 14, 2017         

DEXTER, NY    James W. Robbins, 78, of Route 180, Dexter, NY, passed away Thursday, April 13, at his home with his family by his side.

Born Oct. 28, 1938, in Dexter, the son of Roswell and Mildred Fluery Robbins, he graduated from Dexter High School.

James married Agnes R. Raymond on Oct. 21, 1960, at the Dexter United Methodist Church Parsonage. The couple lived in Dexter and moved to Limerick several years ago.

Jim worked as a mechanic for the New York State DOT until his retirement. He liked working on old cars and was an avid hunter.

Surviving are his wife Agnes; two daughters and their husbands, Theresa and Linden Mehaffy of Dexter, and Dawn and Guy Tefft of Dexter; a son, James Jr. of Portland, Oregon; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty and Dewey Kirch of Carthage.

He was predeceased by a sister Dorothy Austin.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, at Three Mile Bay Baptist Church with Pastor King officiating. Burial will be in Dexter Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

Donations may be made to the Three Mile Bay Baptist Church or Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601.

Online condolences may be made at dexterfuneralhome.com.  


Information provided by Johnson Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.