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MOSES SAMUEL ROBBINS

Moses Samuel Robbins, 74, of Tybee Island, Georgia and husband of Saralyn Oberlin Robbins, died Monday afternoon, October 5, 2020, at his home.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, he was a son of the late Saul Robbins and the late Fannye Goodrich Robbins. Moses was a longtime member of Congregation Bnai Brith Jacob. He attended Emory University and later went to George Washington University. Moses was the owner and operator of Old Mexico Imports which later became Georgetown Cotton. He ran Georgetown Cotton for 30 years. After that he started and ran the Clothing Recycling Company. Moses spent lots of time learning about Native American culture. He loved spending time with friends and family, reading, and history.

Surviving are his wife of 18 years, Saralyn Oberlin Robbins; four children, Beatrice Robbins and her partner, Alec Caldwell, Jacob Robbins and his partner, Gloria Sheng, Joy Robbins and her partner, Lawrence Molloy, and Aaron Robbins and his partner, Kip Murray; three grandchildren, Constantine Moses Caldwell, Hudson Lawrence Robbins and Kairos Hope Molloy; one brother, Solomon Robbins and his wife, Harriet, and four nieces.

The funeral service will be held at 1 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, October 7, 2020, at the graveside, Bonaventure Cemetery, conducted by Rabbi Avigdor Slatus.

Remembrances: Congregation Bnai Brith Jacob – 5444 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31405.

Online Condolences

  1. Stanley Rosenberg says:

    So sorry for your loss. I only knew him for a few years but got to enjoy his company and conversations. May his memory be for a blessing. Rest in peace.

  2. Cathy Lewis says:

    I worked with Moses on the Tybee Island Beach Task Force committee. Moses loved Tybee Island and worked to make sure the beach was healthy and could be enjoyed by all. Thank you for your service to Tybee Island.

  3. BRENDA ELMAN SALTER says:

    I HAVE KNOWN MOSES FOR MANY YEARS AND MOSES WAS A GENTLEMENS GENTLEMEN, MAY HIS MEMORY BE A BLESSING TO ALL OF HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS

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