Howard Leroy Robbins, 43, of Belfast died unexpectedly at his residence April 16, 2014. He was born November 11, 1971 in Rochester, N.H., a son of John Robbins Sr. and Gail Harriman.

Howard enjoyed life greatly, spending time with his family and friends, fishing, and his dogs. He enjoyed painting until his health didn’t allow him to continue. Howard will be remembered for always being there for others and helping anyone in need.

Howard was predeceased by a brother Danny Haskell.

He leaves behind his parents, John Robbins Sr. and his step-mother Polly Boutler; his mother Gail Harriman and step-father Leroy Harriman; his “wife” of 20 years Carrie Hughes of Belfast; his children Krystyl Robbins of Brooks, Logan Murphy of Jackson, Destiney Robbins of Belfast, and Max Robbins of Belfast; his grandchildren Izayah MacVoy and Gracelynne Bennett; his siblings Sharon Cash and husband Brian of Belfast, John Jr. of Belfast, Michael Robbins of Belfast, and Eddie Mylen III; and step-brothers Leroy Harriman Jr. and Matthew Harriman and his wife Joanne of Orono; four nieces and nephews; as well as many aunts, uncles and friends.

A time of visitation will be held 2-3 p.m. Friday, April 25 at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave. in Belfast where a Memorial Service will be held at 3 p.m.