Robin Taylor, 57, of Van Buren died Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Fort Smith. She was born in New Britain, Conn., on March 2, 1961, to Roger and Doris Hinkel. She was a chef at Hope’s Creek Retirement Center in Van Buren, where she also worked as a caregiver. Robin was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip; a brother, Timothy Hinkel; and her mother, Doris Hinkel.

She is survived by three sons, Donald Taylor and his wife Vanessa of Alma, Billy Taylor and his wife Amie of Greenwood and Jason Taylor of Van Buren; her father, Roger Hinkel of Granville, Mass.; two sisters, Paula Morin of New Britain, Conn., and Cheryl Schile of Windsor, Conn.; a brother, Scott Hinkel of East Windsor, Conn.; and eight grandchildren; Mason Taylor, Kaleb Taylor, Aydan Taylor, Railin Taylor, Allye Taylor, Brock Taylor, Devin Gregory and Logan Gregory.

Graveside service will be at 10:00 am Thursday, September 6th at New Cemetery in Mulberry, Arkansas, with interment to follow at New Cemetery in Mulberry under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be Logan Gregory, Zach Tippit, Chris Noyes, Tyler Kelton, Scott Hinkel and Mason Taylor.

The family will visit with friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren.

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