Timothy Ray Robb
Timothy Ray Robb, longtime resident of Imperial, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Grant.
He was 58 years of age. Tim was on a service call when an apparent heart attack took his life.
Tim was born June 26, 1959, in Denver, Colo., to James and Carol (Martin) Robb.
Tim grew up in Imperial and graduated from Chase County High School in 1977. That class just celebrated its 40th reunion in May. Tim assisted his parents at the family business, Robb’s Sales and Service, where he learned the appliance, air-conditioning and heating business.
On July 18,1987, Tim was married to Amy Friemel and they were married for 15 years. To this union two children were born—Samantha and Jessica. Tim started his own heating and air conditioning business in Holyoke, Colo., so the family resided there for about three years. After selling his business in Holyoke, Tim worked in several locations, including Rock Springs, Wyo. and Grand Junction, Colo. Tim returned to Imperial in 2004, then was employed in Kearney, and finally returned to Imperial in 2013. He was most recently employed at Troxell’s Heating and Appliance and S & P Liquor of Imperial.
Tim was an outdoorsman and he loved hunting and fishing. He enjoyed movies, guns, playing cards, smoking meats and making tomato juice. He also enjoyed playing softball in his younger years.
Tim was preceded in death by his sister Shelly in 2007 and his dad Jim in 2009.
Survivors include his mother, Carol Robb, of Imperial; daughters Samantha (David) Howell and Jessica Robb, both of Spokane, Wash.; sister Teresa Miller of Commerce, Texas; nieces Brooke Copley, Teresa’s daughter, and Emily (Drew) Tavernor, Shelly’s daughter; in addition to many extended family and of course, many friends.