Joseph “Smokin Joe” Robbins, 46, of Battle Creek, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020. He was born March 13, 1974 in Battle Creek, the son of Billie and Joanne (Benge) Robbins. He married Patricia Calhoun on September 25, 1999 in Battle Creek. Joe had previously worked at AC Foundry for 10 plus years and then II Stanley. He was a member of the Iron Gypsies Motorcycle Club. He loved riding his Harley, following NASCAR, traveling to IL to see his sister, and going to heavy metal concerts. Joe looked forward to playing poker on Friday nights with John, Scott, and Jeff. He will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife, Patty; children, Zachery (Danielle) Robbins, Kaylee (Justin Root) Robbins, and Shanna Robbins; a "Papa" to Grayson, Lillie, Oliver, and Hope; siblings, Micheal (Beth) Robbins, Tom (Jackie) Robbins, Tim (Brenda) Robbins, and Pam (Jim) Nichols; 13 nieces and nephews; and 21 great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Hubert “Pete” Robbins.
Visitation will be held Monday, July 6th from 12:00-4:00 PM at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. Memorial tributes may be made to the funeral home toward funeral expenses. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com