Ladel Robbins, 66, longtime resident of Union County, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo on December 9, 2021.
A gathering of friends and family for Mr. Robbins will be Sunday, December 12, 2021 from 1PM until 3PM in the Memory Chapel at New Albany Funeral and Cremation Care located at the intersection of Bankhead and Hwy 30 W. in New Albany.
Mr. Robbins was born in Hughes, Arkansas to the late Marvin and Clara Mae Malone Robbins. He was a graduate of Belden High School and worked as a supervisor for 5 G's in Verona prior to his retirement.
A Christian, Mr. Robbins also known as "Papa Dale" was very known as being Santa Clause at numerous places around Christmas. He found much pleasure visiting thrift stores and going to auctions. Some of his favorite pastimes include watching Gunsmoke and Wrestling. Mr. Robbins was a huge Atlanta braves fan and in his younger years could be found playing softball on any team he could find to play on.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 33 years, Mitzi Dye Robbins, two sons, Shane Robbins (Tisha) of Tupelo, Daniel Robbins (Malissa) of Cordell, Ga, five brothers, Merle Fergerson (Mary) of Pontotoc, Bobby Robbins (Ann) of Guntown, Billy Joe Robbins, (Barbara) of Baldwyn, Terry Robbins, (Karen) of Guntown, Randle Robbins (Kelly) of Henderson, Tn., four grandchildren, Danielle, John Everett, Emmett and Emmerson.
New Albany Funeral and Cremation Care invites you to share memories with the Robbins family.
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