William S. 'Bill' Robb

Mar 08, 2012

1965 – 2012

CANTON — William Swan Robb, 46, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at his residence.

A native of Westchester, New York, he was the son of Alexander McRae and Joan Sills Robb.  He was in the Marine Corps Reserve.   Bill was first and foremost, a fisherman.  He enjoyed fishing the many streams and ponds of the mountains, riding his Fat Boy motorcycle, and hunting for arrowheads with his children.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of six years, Lisa Robb; a daughter, Heather Robb, of Canton; three sons, Adam Robb, of Waynesville, Justin Robb, and Declan Lynch, both of Cruso; three stepdaughters, Nisa Martin, Breanna Dupree and Amanda Foster; one stepson, Caleb Foster; a brother, Alex Robb, and his wife, Laura, of Cruso; three nephews, McRae and Turner Robb and Rylan Irvin; and three grandchildren, Lily Faith, Piper Claire and Brooklyn Keeley Robb.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10,at First Presbyterian Church of Waynesville with the Rev. John Lindsay officiating.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mountain Projects “Share the Warmth,” 2251 Old Balsam Road, Waynesville, NC 28786 or Broyhill Baptist Children’s Home, 111 Sneed Drive, Clyde, NC 28721.

Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements.  An online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.