Robin Owen Dorrbecker, 80, formerly of Kansas City, MO passed away on April 17, 2019 at North Kansas City Hospital of heart failure.
Robin was born on November 15, 1938 to Robert and Marguerite (Creswick) Dorrbecker in Elizabeth, New Jersey. After leaving high school early he joined the United States Marine Corp., which afforded him the opportunity to travel all over the world to places like Greece, Israel, Iraq, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia. Following his honorable discharge he attended college receiving an associates of science degree in electronics engineering and a bachelors degree in economics. He worked as an avionics mechanic and Crew Chief at TWA for 35 years. Robin loved gardening as well as playing golf. After his retirement he worked at Hodge Park Golf Course for nearly ten years and Shirkey's Golf Course in Richmond, MO, which gave him an opportunity to play his favorite sport on a regular basis.
Robin is preceded in death by his parents; sister Roberta; and grandson, Aaron.
He will be greatly missed by his sister, Rhoda; his children, Kevin, Brian, Alan (Tammy), and Susan (Clint); and their families including 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
A celebration of Robin's life will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 11:00am, with visitation beginning at 10:00am, at Terrace Park Funeral Home. A private burial will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or the American Heart Association.
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