Robert E. 'Bobby' Robinson, 84, passed away Dec. 17, 2013. Survived by his wife, Edith L. Robinson; children, Ray E. Robinson, Jay (Cindy) Robinson, Robbie Robinson, Lynette (Marty) Bates and H. J. Robinson; grandchildren, Chris (Connie) Robinson, Candice (Darryl King) Robinson, Hannah (Nathan) Brott, Scott Robinson, Kaddo Bates, and Holly Robinson; great-grandchildren, Cole Robinson, Sadie King, Chase Robinson, Quaid Brott and Mayleigh Brott. Preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Derryl Robinson; and daughter, Lynda Kay Robinson. Bobby was born in Pueblo on Jul. 30, 1929, to Ulric 'Bob' and Earlene Robinson. He worked at the CF & I Steel Mill and was a Railroad Engineer with the Colorado and Wyoming Railway. Bobby enjoyed his Charolais cattle, hunting, fishing, the outdoors, storytelling and a good sense of humor. He took great pride in his family and the little hometown of Rye, Colo. Bobby had many friends and never met a stranger. Viewing one hour prior to service. Funeral service, 2:30 p.m. Sat. Dec. 21, at the Rye United Methodist Church. Interment, Brookside Cemetery. Online condolences,

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  1. We are so sorry to learn of Bob’s passing. I have known Bob and Edith for more than 65 years. He and I enjoyed many stories and his humor. He will be missed.

  2. So sorry to see this about Bobby. My condolences go out to all the family. I know it is so hard to lose someone.

  3. My deepest sympathy to you all. I enjoyed talking with Bobby out at the Railroad. We traded cowboy stories and train stories while he worked on the Dinkies. I would repair the track damage from the derailments. A lot of them back then. Bobby was a tough ole Boy. He never missed a day of work because of snow. He would clean the road out to the main road before work. I witnessed him load a gooseneck trailer with hay to the brim all by himself. I want to Thank Bobby for being my friend and making me feel special. May God Bless and comfort you during this difficult time.

  4. Our deepest condolences go out to you, Edith, and the families of Bobby Robinson. Bobby was a very special man to many. As stated he knew no strangers. Bobby was a good story teller and always had you hanging on for the ending. Bobby you will be missed by more people than you may realize. We will continue to hold our love and memories of you in our hearts. God Bless.

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