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 Edward Perry Robirds

Edward Perry Robirds

Sidney, Cheyenne County, Nebraska, USA
Death 12 Oct 2012 (aged 76)
Cory, Delta County, Colorado, USA
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 100021707 · View Source
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Cory, Colorado resident, Edward P. Robirds, passed away on Friday, October 12, 2012 surrounded by his loving family at his residence in Cory. He was 76 years of age.

Edward Perry Robirds was born on September 29, 1936 to Joseph Edward and Bessie Bernice (Hawkins) Robirds in Sidney, Nebraska. He spent his childhood and attended schools in Sidney, Nebraska and Peetz, Colorado. After graduating from high school, he attended college in Sterling, Colorado.

On December 7, 1985, Edward married Jacklyn Jane (Jackie) Blodgett Beavers in Denver, Colorado. They moved to Crawford, Colorado in 1994 and then to Delta and the Cory area.

Edward was a journeyman electrician by trade. He was a business owner and worked after retirement as Water Superintendent at Orchard City Irrigation District. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Delta, Colorado.

Edward was a cowboy at heart, his true love was roping. He loved ranching, farming and breeding horses. At one time he also raised cows and sheep. He also enjoyed boating, camping, and fishing in his free time.

Edward is survived by his spouse, Jackie Robirds of Cory, Colorado; two sons: Scott Robirds of Arnold, Nebraska and Jason Robirds of Australia; a step-son, Jeffrey Beavers and spouse, Lisa of Orange, California; three daughters: Velinda Robirds and spouse, Todd of Oklahoma; Leisa Robirds of North Platte, Nebraska and Kelly Robirds and spouse, Kevin of Alliance, Nebraska; a step-daughter, Justine Brown and spouse, Mark of Brighton, Colorado; his brother, Douglas Robirds and spouse, Patty of Sidney, Nebraska; fifteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Edward was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Bessie Robirds and his sister, Jeanie McRea.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00a.m., Saturday, October 20, 2012, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Delta, Colorado with Rev. Jeffrey C. Ryan officiating.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.

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  • Created by: Shirley Utley Cressler
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100021707
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Perry Robirds (28 Sep 1936–12 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100021707, ; Maintained by Shirley Utley Cressler (contributor 47356479) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.