Thomas Scott Robbins III


Thomas Scott Robbins III (May 4, 1953–Aug. 12, 2013) passed away at home in Foley.

Thomas (Tim) was born in Pensacola, moved to Birmingham and to Huntsville.

Tim attended Butler High, where he lettered in football.

He was appointed to the Naval Academy, where he studied two years prior to attending Auburn University.

Tim was a graduate of Auburn University with a BSCE in civil engineering, and was an avid fan of Auburn athletics.

He was instrumental in many construction projects across the Southeast for more than 30 years. Tim was project manager of many projects, including the Bellsouth “Batman” Building, Gateway and Shelby Street bridges in Nashville, Tenn.; several renovations to Neyland Stadium and Thompson-Boling arena in Knoxville, Tenn.; and many additions to the Gulf Coast.

Tim is survived by two daughters, Megan and Elizabeth Robbins of Nashville, Tenn.; a brother, David Robbins of Birmingham; a sister, Leigh Ellis of Watkinsville, Ga., and his mother and father, Mona and Merph Ellis of Madison, Ala.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug., 24, 2013, at 1 p.m., at Brentwood United Methodist Church, Franklin Road, Brentwood, Tenn. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, 317 S. College St., Auburn, AL 36849.

Arrangements by Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Robertsdale.