Mr. Johnny Lavern Robbs, 73, of Chicago, Ill., and formerly of Dalton, went to rest on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017.
He was a United States Army veteran, was a graduate of Chicago State University and was a retired employee of Ford Motor Co. He will be remembered as a very caring, honest person who was a firm believer in what he believed in. He enjoyed traveling and taking trips with his loving wife. He also enjoyed attending family events. Johnny was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Evelyn Robbs, and siblings, Mattie Robbs, Sony Robbs and Donald Green.
He leaves to carry on his memory his lovely wife, Marie Anderson Robbs; one son, Johnny L. Simon; four grandchildren, Destinee Defell, Deja Simon, Johnny L. Simon Jr. and Morgan Calvin; niece, Debra Sheets; three nephews, Sam (Sharon) Pender, Donald Green Jr. and David Green; a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Gatling's Chapel, 10133 S. Halsted St., Chicago, Ill., 60628. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour. Interment will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Arrangements by Gatling's Chapel Inc., Chicago, Ill. This announcement is made by Willis Funeral Home Inc., Dalton.
Published on September 11, 2017