Matt Robb Jr.

Published 12:01 am Friday, December 5, 2014

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Nov. 29, 1933 – Nov. 28, 2014

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NATCHEZ — Services for Matt Robb Jr., 81, of Natchez, who died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Crown Health and Rehab, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Christian Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. John Scott Jr. officiating.120514MattRobbJr. obitpic

Burial will follow at the St. James Baptist Church Cemetery in Cannonsburg under the direction of Robert D. Mackel and Sons Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from noon until 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Robb was born Nov. 29, 1933, in Cannonsburg, the son of Matt Robb Sr. and Virginia Sarah King Robb.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 58 years, Virginia Lee Graves Robb; one daughter, Debra Louise Robb; his parents; and four sisters, Beatrice Robb, Bessie Robb, Dorothy R. Smoot and Jessie Bell R. Love.

Survivors include two daughters, Mavis Dobbins and husband, Roger, of Natchez and Linda Irving and husband, Elijah, of Baton Rouge; two sons, Matthew Robb III and Lee Oscar Dixon and wife, Ruby, of Natchez; one brother, Mose Robb of Fayette; eight grandchildren; one special grandchild, LaTasha Yvette Washington; and a number of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.