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Obituary for Floyd "Bucky" Robbins

Floyd “Bucky’ Robbins, 66, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, died Monday, March 27, 2017. He was born June 14, 1950 in Hot Springs, Arkansas to the late Floyd & Jessie Mae (Simmons) Robbins.

Bucky was employed in the transportation industry for 41 years before retirement in 2009. He started his career as a driver in the late 60’s. His driving accomplishments include over 2 million accident free miles. He transitioned into Transportation Safety in 1983. He was Certified as a Safety Director from Michigan State University in 1985. Under his guidance, his previous company was named Safest Private Fleet, 3 years in a row and the overall Grand Champion in the Arkansas fleet safety contest in1989. He was on the Board of Director of the Arkansas Trucking Association and was the Chairman in 1991. His Walmart career started in November 1991. He made stops in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas before returning to his home state of Arkansas in 1994, as a Regional Safety Mgr. in the Transportation Department. He was responsible for Accidents, DOT and OSHA compliance at different Distribution centers across the country. He was active in several State and National Trucking associations. He was a 2 time National Chairman of the American Trucking Association National Truck Driving Championships. In retirement, he continued to share his Safety knowledge with other professionals across the country. His knowledge will be greatly missed by many.

Not only was Bucky a mentor and leader in the transportation industry, but to his family as well. He is preceded in death by his parents, sister, and 3 brothers. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Ramona Robbins and his 4 children; Daughters Maya McGeary and Jamie Robbins of Bella Vista AR. Sons Kyle Robbins and wife Amylia of Bella Vista, AR and Terry Anderson and wife Holly of Hot Springs Village, AR. Brother Tony Robbins of Rogers AR, Sisters JoAnn Rodgers and Linda Nail, 15 Grandchildren, 3 Great grandchildren and many cherished nieces and nephews, other family, and friends.

Honorary pallbearers Dr. James Byrom, Dr. Douglas Lee Marciniac, Dr. Vasili Lendel - With their care, expertise, and guided hand of the Lord, he cheated death many a time. A special mention to Garrett Goss Clinic and Walmart Corporate Private Fleet and best friend since 2nd Grade, Ardy Tackett. Bucky was greatly loved and will be sorely missed.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday. A celebration of Bucky’s life will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Caruth Village Funeral Home with Bro. Kevin McDaniel officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 841125 Dallas, TX 75284-1125.

Guests may register at www.caruth-hale.com.


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Visitation

Friday

31

Mar

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Caruth Village Funeral Home

4623 North Highway 7
Hot Springs Village, AR 71909

Celebration Service

Saturday

1

Apr

2:00 PM
Caruth Village Funeral Home

4623 North Highway 7
Hot Springs Village, AR 71909


Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

P.O. Box 8411125
Dallas, Texas 75284-1125
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