William "Bill" J. Robb, 82 of Hope passed away Friday Jan. 24, 2014 at his home.
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He was a pawnbroker and owner of Gold Nugget Pawn Shop in Hope.
Born June 11, 1931 in Chicago, IL., Bill was the son of David Treu and Jean Paton Robb. He married Alta Mae Penrose Nov. 25, 1955 in Chicago, and she survives.
Mr. Robb was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a lifetime member of NRA, National Sporting Clays Association, American Trap Shooting Association and was in the Special Services of the 5th Army Rifle and Pistol Team.
He enjoyed hunting, shooting and fishing.
Survivors include his wife of Hope; children: Billie Whitted (Alan) of Columbus, Bobbie Robb of Hope, Jackie Tallent (Dan) Hope, James (Michele) Robb of Sacremento, Calif. and Aaron Krupa (Jim) of Sugarland, Texas; grandchildren: David Carman (Carrie) of Hope, Dane Carman of Franklin, Alex Whitted, Audrey Whitted and Austin Whitted all of Columbus, Sydney and Avery Tallent of Hope, Logan Robb, Sam Robb, and Ryan Robb of Sacremento, Calif., Vivian Krupa and Mary Kate Krupa of Sugarland, Texas; and great grandchildren Kaleb and Molly Carman.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents.
There will be a celebration of Bill's life Monday, Feb. 3 from 3-5 p.m. at Hope Community Church of God Fellowship Hall.
Burial will be at Proctor Cemetery earlier Monday with Rev. Gerald Hancock officiating.
Memorial contributions may be donated to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.
Published in The Jackson County Banner from Jan. 30 to Feb. 6, 2014