Monday, 01 October 2007 22:54
Local developer and philanthropist Harry C. Robbins will be
laid to rest tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church in
Son of famed Grover C. Robbins, Robbins leaves behind two sons, a
daughter, and his wife, Barbara J. Robbins. The Robbins family is responsible
for bringing Tweetsie Railroad back to the High Country, as well as developing
Hound Ears and other local projects. Friends will be received tonight from 6-8
p.m. at Hampton Funeral Service.
Robbins passed away Sunday at Blowing Rock Hospital.