FARMINGTON — Dale T. Robbins, 66, of Wilton, died Sunday, April 17, “after the races,” with his loving family at his side.

He was born on June 6, 1944, in Turner, a son of Merrill T. and Virginia M. Jordan Robbins. He received his education in Livermore Falls schools and was employed for many years as a track engineer and foreman for Maine Central Railroad.

He is survived by his wife, Vickie Davis Robbins of Wilton; three sons, Timmy Robbins and his wife, Deborah of Livermore Falls, Jon Robbins and his wife, Penny of Livermore and Gerald “Butch” Dubay of Peoria, Ariz.; daughters, Donna Boivin of Jay, Tammy Ranger of Dixfield, Kimberly Robbins and her fiance, Patrick Swan of Colonial Beach, Va., Athena Sanders and her husband, Jake of North Jay, and Donna Boivin and her companion, Ted Soucy; two brothers, Timothy Robbins and his companion, Judy of Benton and David Robbins and his wife, Ruth Ann of Turner; two sisters, Nancy Clark and her husband, Warren of Turner and Diana Dunham and her companion, Michael of Livermore; 10 grandchildren, Justin LeBlanc, Amanda Robbins, Ashlie Robbins, Danielle Ranger, Jason Robbins, Kyle Dubay, Taylor Dubay, Gavin Sanders, Bretteney Sanders and Ian Sanders; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his folks; a daughter, Karen Keene (twin of Kimberly); and a niece, Leeann Bryant.

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