Robert Kelly Dobbins

Robert Kelly Dobbins passed away on Tues., Nov. 21st in Bethesda, MD at the age of 41. Robert is survived by his wife, Katherine; daughter, Wilhemina; mother, Sharyn Dobbins; sister, Sarah (Sean) Trombley; niece, Madelyn Trombley; and nephew, Deacon Trombley. He is preceded in death by his father, Charles (Randy) Dobbins.

Robert graduated from Columbus State University with a degree in computer science. He married Kate in 2013. After moving to Falls Church, Robert began working for Pikewerks, then Raytheon as a software engineer. The couple welcomed baby Mina into their home in 2015. His family will remember him as a kind, gentle father.

Robert was a good-hearted and generous man who loved good food and good company and who was passionate about family and friends. He had a wonderful sense of humor, and always knew what to say to make even the worst situations better. He will be greatly missed

A memorial is scheduled for 11:00 am Sat. Dec. 9th at Falls Church Episcopal Church, with a reception to follow. Pastor Lonnie Brawley will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Robert’s life.
The family would like to thank the staff at Water Reed National Military Medical Center for their care during his illness, and all of his friends and family for their support and prayers.


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