William Robbins

William "Bill" Robbins died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Bridgton Hospital. He was born in North Conway, New Hampshire, a son of Cleveland and Florence Abbott Robbins, and was educated in local schools. Bill was a lifelong 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 his 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 the 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 stepgrandchildren, 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 was held at 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

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