John Harry “Johnny” Robinson

John Harry Robinson, age 81, of Fort Collins, Colo., passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019.

John was born May 10, 1938, in Bakersfield, Calif., where his parents moved for work, only to return to Como when John was a couple of weeks old. Johnny lived in Como until 1953, when the family moved to Fairplay.

John attended school in Fairplay, graduating in 1957. John worked his teen years on local ranches, putting up fences, irrigating and putting up hay while in high school. John also worked as an accountant for Gatley Motor Co. after graduating. John worked for the Park County Road & Bridge Department for several years, before starting work for Don Ward of Jefferson.

John moved to Fort Collins in 1966, continuing to work for Don Ward for over 40 years until he retired. John hauled cement products for their construction of Montgomery & Dillon Reservoirs, Robert Turner and the Eisenhower tunnels, and numerous highways.

A visitation for Johnny was held Monday, June 10, 2019, at Olinger Crown Hill Mortuary and Cemetery, 7777 West 29th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, Colo. A burial will occur at Como Cemetery in the family plot.