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William Cole Robbins

March 25, 1997 - May 6, 2017

William Cole Robbins, age 20, of Rich Square, died tragically on May 6, 2017.

He was born on March 25, 1997 to William Thomas “Tommy” and Deneen Nottingham Robbins of Rich Square, NC.

Cole enjoyed his friends, was an avid sportsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, welding, taking care of his cows, and being outdoors.  He was an active member of Rich Square Volunteer Fire Department and loved helping and talking to people. Cole played football, baseball, and was a member of the shooting team at Northeast Academy.  He was currently in the Welding Program at Halifax Community College.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Jean Robbins and grandfather, Robert E. Robbins.

Cole is survived by his parents, sister, Katie Robbins, brother, Clay Robbins all of the home; maternal great grandmother, Emma Nottingham of Durbin, WV, and maternal grandparents, William and Ingrid Nottingham of Ahoskie, NC.

A visitation will be held Monday, May 8, 2017 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Rich Square, NC.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Rich Square Baptist Church of Rich Square, NC, with the Rev. Bob Rogers officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to the Rich Square Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 958, Rich Square, NC  27869 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Rich Square is handling the arrangements for the Robbins family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.


Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, May 8, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service in Rich Square, North Carolina

116 Short Street
Rich Square, NC 27869

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Time: 11:00 am


Rich Square Baptist Church

116 West Jackson Street
Rich Square, NC 27869

Rev. Bob Rogers will be officiating the service.

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017


Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Rich Square, North Carolina

Hwy 258 N
Rich Square, NC 27869

Interment will follow the service at the church.

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