Sonny Robbins

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August 17, 1940 - July 31, 2018
Resided in St. Charles, MO

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Robbins, Sonny of Saint Charles, Missouri, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday July 31, 2018, at the age of 77.

Beloved husband of Neecie Robbins; cherished son of the late Lowell T. and Laura Robbins; devoted father Scott Robbins, Steve (Tanya) Robbins, and Cheri (Bryan) Kreutz; treasured step-father of Nicholas Wagner, Bobby Wagner, and Keith Ikeda; loving grandfather of Brady Robbins, Trenton Wagner, Kristopher Ikeda, Jaclyn Kreutz, Nadya Kreutz, Angel Ikeda, and Tori Ikeda. Sonny is preceded in death by his first wife Patricia Ann Robbins, and second wife Jackie Robbins.

He was a long-time member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of St. Charles. He is a former Commodore of the Duck Club Yacht Club of St. Charles and Controis Yacht Club. Sonny was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.

Memorials to The American Stroke Foundation.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Dana Schessler Pearo August 1, 2018 at 6:05 pm - Reply

    candle 1I have known you 30 years Sonny and will miss you so much! RIP 🙏🏼😇 Dana

  2. Tom Nick August 1, 2018 at 6:39 pm - Reply

    Sonny will never be forgotten , he was a true friend for sure , we never had a harsh word between us in the 55 years that we have known one another.
    Talk to you later ______

  3. ron files August 1, 2018 at 7:45 pm - Reply

    candle 6Scott & Steve
    I am sorry to hear of your dads passing you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers he was a good guy he will always be with you and watching over you , he and our dad are now catching up with with each other on things missed

  4. Lois Jordon August 1, 2018 at 9:33 pm - Reply

    candle 2Sonny was a great guy..Always a smile, a kind word and something funny to make you smile.. The people of St. Charles are are remembering a great man and friend today. Peace and Love to all..Neecie, Scott, Steve, Cheri and Tanya and all grandchildren

  5. Rich Leh “Banker” August 1, 2018 at 9:53 pm - Reply

    Such a loved man on and off the river by so many. My sincere prayers to you and yours in the days to come Steve and Scott. He will be missed by so many Old River Rats on the big muddy!!
    RIP brother 🙏😔

  6. Regina (Reggie) Jenkins August 1, 2018 at 11:49 pm - Reply

    candle 2I worked at Wilikers for 18 years and Sonny came in there . He was a great guy and was always bigger than life and was always a gentleman Godspeed Sonny

  7. Marvin Monday August 2, 2018 at 8:56 am - Reply

    Had many a fast ride with Sonny as “Shotgun” in his Corvette! Also, good days at SCHS!

  8. Ken Caen August 2, 2018 at 9:19 am - Reply

    candle 3Sonny was a distinguished gentleman admired by all. A tragic loss for his family and those who were honored to know him.

  9. Rick Rehm August 2, 2018 at 11:39 am - Reply

    candle 8Sonny shall be a great loss to our community, always ready to lend a helping hand. He’ll be dearly missed by all those that had the opportunity to know him. Our prayers go out to his wife and family. RIP our friend.

  10. Michele, Dave, Paige & Jack Mooney August 2, 2018 at 1:15 pm - Reply

    candle 1Still so hard to believe this is happening. Sonny will be forever missed. We can’t imagine him not being a part of our Duck Club family. He has done so much for that club, for his family and for his friends. He will never be forgotten. RIP Sonny ~

  11. Gregory Brown August 2, 2018 at 2:30 pm - Reply

    Sonny was a first-class guy who will be fondly remembered and missed by his river family.

  12. Gale Fridley August 2, 2018 at 3:29 pm - Reply

    candle 1Great friend…..My brother Mike, my son Blake and I used his service many times with our automobiles. Surely will be missed by all🙏❤️

  13. Larry Richardson August 2, 2018 at 3:45 pm - Reply

    Sonny was a very special person and one that I will miss as long as I live. He and my brother were very close and he was the very first one to come to my house on Christmas Day in 1967 the day my brother was killed. I will never forget that and how good he was to my mom and dad. I only wish I could be there but I am in northern Minnesota and have people scheduled to be at my cabin this weekend. My thoughts and prayers are with you all and I will see you when I get home

  14. Jill Sansone August 2, 2018 at 4:00 pm - Reply

    So sorry to hear of Sonny’s passing. Had a lot of good times on the river with the family. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  15. Bob LaMartina August 2, 2018 at 5:11 pm - Reply

    candle 1I am so sorry for Sonny’s passing my heart is broken I met Sonny’ in 1979 through my good friend Kenny Whitney Sonnywas a great person did a lot for a lot of people he was a good businessman a good family man and he will be missed by everyone that knew him you’re in heaven now Cotton top I will see you again one day my friend we will all be together one day

  16. Kathy Morrow August 3, 2018 at 9:40 am - Reply

    candle 7Sonny will be in our hearts forever! We will miss so much! Until the next tide, my friend.

  17. Terry McGuire August 3, 2018 at 11:19 am - Reply

    candle 3Sonny one of the finest persons I have had the pleasure of knowing. I miss the great times we had at the Woodland Yacht Club

  18. Tom Wapelhorst August 3, 2018 at 1:26 pm - Reply

    Sonny, all of your friends will miss you! I agree with Tom Nick, never a harsh word between us! The only word between us was who had the fastest Coronado! Met Sonny in 1957 at “Dog & Suds”

  19. JoAnn Stinger August 3, 2018 at 3:44 pm - Reply

    Rest In Peace now you can fly

  20. George & Sandie Eisenbath August 3, 2018 at 8:27 pm - Reply

    To all Sonny’s family, we extend our deepest sympathy. We’ve know him since roughly 1955, when we met at St. Charles High School. When Dad had the Plaza Wrecker business and garage, he and Sonny became friends. Dad also thought highly of him. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with all of you. as you go through this sad time,

  21. George & Sandie Eisenbath August 3, 2018 at 9:02 pm - Reply

    George and I extend our deepest sympathy to all Sonny’s family. We have known him since 1956. My dad also knew him from dealings with Sonny when dad had Plaza Wrecker Service and garage. He too thought highly of Sonny. He will be missed. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you go through this sad time.

  22. I Joan.lenz@cbgundaker.com August 4, 2018 at 12:15 am - Reply

    Sonny will be missed by everyone that knew him, he was a class act! He was a special friend to Bob, always ready to help and with a smile. So many memories of good & fun times we all shared ConTrios, Duck Club, even the floods! My heart goes out to you Neecie, sending my prayers and love to you and your family. Cherie feel my hugs!

  23. Ginnie Schaeffer August 4, 2018 at 8:10 am - Reply

    Neecie,
    My heart goes put to you… Please know you are in my & Jimmy’s prayers.
    Love, Ginnie Schaeffer

  24. Polly Duncan and family. August 4, 2018 at 7:54 pm - Reply

    candle 8Sonny. You were so kind and warm and always took the time to make conversation and make people feel at ease. It just won’t be the same
    Without you, but you are resting easy and are so deserving of it. Love and blessings to the family.

  25. Dennis & Susie Carroll/Don's Body Shop August 5, 2018 at 12:01 am - Reply

    candle 8Sonny was one of a kind, he was always ready to help, and was one of the nicest people I have ever met. He will be greatly missed. I am sure he is in heaven looking down on all of his friends. Especially his river friends that he treated like family. I was lucky enough to have him as a river friend, Con Trios past Commodore, and a customer of his salvage yard. My family and Body Shop employees sent out love and prayers to you and your family.

  26. Julie Spradling August 5, 2018 at 9:00 am - Reply

    candle 4My dear friend, you will be missed ! Love ya ! God Bless !

  27. Linda August 5, 2018 at 11:34 am - Reply

    candle 3There are no words for the loss of Sonny!
    He was the light in every room always!!
    Our heart and prayers go out to the family.
    We are out of town and will not be able to attend but please know we love you.
    The Sanchez Family—Riviera Too

  28. GENE TICHACEK August 6, 2018 at 1:33 pm - Reply

    SONNY WAS ONE OF A KIND (THE BEST) MET HIM @ DUCK CLUB STARBOARD ROOM WEDDING RECEPTION WHEN HE MARRIED PAT WENT TO WEDDING TO JACKIE. WHAT A GUY SHARED “B” DOCK WITH HIM FOR YEARS. WOULD HAVE BEEN NO “SOCIAL COMMITTEE WITH OUT HIM. HAVE NO DOUBT HE WENT “THERE” NONE STOP. GOD BLESS YOU ARE IN OUR PRAYERS.

  29. Chuck Gross August 7, 2018 at 2:38 pm - Reply

    Very simply, Sonny was a very nice guy. I offer prayers to the whole family.

  30. Jeff Bond August 8, 2018 at 1:50 pm - Reply

    Sonny, I always appreciated a visit to Midwest. Sonny taught Steve and Scott some very fine work ethics and life skills a true pleasure to have done business with such a genuinely nice man. Steve you and Scott are awesome people. I hope we have many more years to do business…

  31. Steve Davenport August 8, 2018 at 3:13 pm - Reply

    So sorry to hear of Sonny’s passing. Sonny’s was always the positive one in the crowd, the go to guy… We will miss Sonny!

  32. Cyndi Jones August 13, 2018 at 11:43 am - Reply

    My deepest sympathy to all Sonny’s family. Sonny was one of a kind, he was always ready to help, and was one of the nicest people I have ever met. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.. Your memories will help you through this difficult time. God Bless.

  33. Stev SWISS Wissman August 15, 2018 at 9:05 pm - Reply

    To a great Man that taught me a lot RIP my friend

  34. Dwan Pinkley &Vicki Pinkley August 16, 2018 at 10:00 am - Reply

    Steve and Scott, we just found out about DAD, so very sorry, if you need anything please call and we will do whatever we can to help either one of you guys,your dad was a good guy and we were finally getting to know him a lot better, RIP Sonny, Dwan and Vicki Pinkley

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