Date of Birth May 8, 1966
Date Deceased December 6, 2023
Hometown Arkport
Home State N.Y.
Interment Location Heritage Hill Cemetery, Arkport

Douglas E. Robords

ARKPORT – Douglas E. Robords formerly of Arkport, NY passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday (Dec. 6, 2023) due to complications from chronic illness.

Doug was born May 8, 1966 to James and Blanche Robords of Arkport, NY. He graduated in 1984 from Arkport Central School and RIT majoring in culinary arts. He retired after 32 years from the USDA, holding several supervisory positions in various states in the Northeast.

Doug was predeceased by his mother, Blanche, and sister, Karen Kelly. He is survived by his father, James (Pat) Robords; sisters, Dianne (Bob) Jones, Ginny (Dale) Mecomber; brothers, Bill Robords, Brian (Pat) Robords; as well as several nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his partner, Kevin DeAlba and several dear friends, especially Dottie Boyle Graham.

Interment will be at Heritage Hill Cemetery in Arkport with a memorial service to be held in the Spring.

Doug loved cats and participated in fostering and rehoming of many kittens and cats. Donations in his memory may be made to an animal rescue organization of your choice.

The Bishop-Johnson & DeSanto Funeral Home, 285 Main St., Hornell is honored to assist Doug’s family with the arrangements.

Online condolences or remembrances of Doug are welcome below in the comment section or on the Facebook page of Bishop-Johnson & DeSanto Funeral Home.


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