Jesse “Jay” Robbins
January 15, 2021
Date of Service: January 20, 2021
Interment Location: Laurels Addition
Jay was a veteran who served in the Navy from 1959- 1962. He was the Owner of Robbins Direct Marketing for 35 years. He was a member of Elizabethton Kiwanis Club. Jay married the love of his life Susanne McKinney Robbins on August 26, 1978.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 42 years, Susanne Robbins; sons, Rick Robbins and Todd Robbins (Stephanie) all of New Jersey; grandchildren, Amanda Robbins, Erik Robbins, Lauren Robbins and Matthew Robbins all of New Jersey; step brothers, Robert Coursey of Alabama and Michael Coursey of New Jersey; brother and sister in law, Danny and Kathy McKinney Smith of Elizabethton; nieces and nephews, Olivia Coursey of New Jersey, Justin (Kerry) Smith, Tracey (Justin) Collake all of Elizabethton; great nieces and nephews, Holsten and Sabrah Smith, Harper and Knox Collake of Elizabethton.
There will be an open visitation at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 between the hours of 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm for those who would like to sign the guest book and pay their respects (the family will not be present).
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Jesse “Jay” Robbins will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. Michael Koruschak, minister officiating. Active pallbearers will be Justin Smith, Justin Collake, Michael McKinney, Alex Payne, Erik Robbins and Matthew Robbins. Honorary pallbearers will be Frank Newman, Gene Rainbolt, Rick Galagher and members of Kiwanis Club. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 12:50 pm on Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Elizabethton Kiwanis Club, PO Box 401
Elizabethton, TN 37644.
The family like to offer a special thanks to the nurses, doctors, staff and hospice at JCMC 5200.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Carter County and Washington County are mandating that all citizens who live in or visit the counties wear masks in public. In keeping in accordance with this mandate, all visitors to the funeral home and/or the graveside are required to wear a mask or facial covering and observe social distancing recommendations
Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is honored to serve the Robbins family. Office 423-542-2232, service information line, 423-543-4917.