John Arthur Robinson Jr., known affectionately as Jack, Dad or Papa to many, passed away on Nov. 7, 2023, at the age of 88, in his home in St. George, Utah. He was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on March 30, 1935, to a family filled with love, values and an entrepreneurial spirit that would shape his remarkable life.
A man of unwavering dedication and ambition, John led a life that was not just marked by success in business but also defined by his commitment to family and his ardent patriotism. He was a beloved husband to Theresa Robinson and a cherished father, grandfather and great-grandfather to many. His wisdom, kindness and humor touched the lives of all who were fortunate enough to know him.
Throughout his illustrious career, John established himself as a sharp entrepreneur and a distinguished businessman. His companies became a cornerstone of industry, employing many individuals and making significant contributions to the nation’s security. His unwavering patriotism was reflected in his dedication to supporting causes that safeguarded the country he held dear.
Beyond his professional achievements, John valued family above all else. His life was a beautiful tapestry woven with countless family gatherings, celebrations and cherished memories. His love and guidance served as a beacon, influencing the lives of his children, grandchildren and extended family.
In his later years, John discovered a profound solace and unwavering devotion and belief in the Lord. This connection with the Lord brought him immeasurable comfort and a profound sense of purpose. His love for the Lord radiated through his actions, evident in the compassion and kindness he generously extended to all those around him until his final breath.
His departure leaves a void that will be felt deeply by his beloved wife Theresa, his children, grandchildren, relatives and a wide circle of friends and colleagues.
Funeral services to honor and celebrate John’s life will be held at Desert Ridge Baptist Church on Friday, Nov. 10, at 10:30 a.m., where friends and family will gather to share memories, offer condolences and pay their respects to a man whose impact on their lives will forever endure.
John Arthur Robinson Jr. will be remembered for his resilience, entrepreneurial spirit and unwavering devotion to his family and country. His legacy will live on in the hearts of those he touched, leaving behind a wealth of cherished moments and a profound impact that will continue to inspire generations to come.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hughes Mortuary.