Neal C. Robinson (1928-2005) |

Neal C. Robinson (1928-2005)

Neal C. Robinson of Platteville died Dec. 3, 2005, at his home. He was 77.

Robinson was born June 29, 1928, in Lyons, Kan., to James and Lona (Fields) Robinson.

Robinson served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1946 to 1949. He married Margaret D. Jackson on June 10, 1950, in Craig. He moved to Longmont in 1967 from Craig.

Robinson was a certified Bandage tire recapper working for Jim Paris Tire City. He retired in 1989. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and was a private pilot. He enjoyed flying airplanes and designing, making and flying model airplanes.

Robinson is survived by his wife; two sons, Ernie Robinson of Fremont, Neb. and Alan (Cindy) Robinson; three daughters, Leta Robinson, Jean Petrie and Gail (Gary) Hamilton, all of Platteville; a brother, Wade (Sharon) Robinson of Craig; nine grandchildren, Becky, Debbie, Tammy, Melissa, David, Alicia, Catrina, Amanda and Holly; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister.

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A memorial service is at 11 a.m. today at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel with David Bradshaw of LifeBridge Christian Church officiating. Cremation is at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Inurnment will be at 2 p.m. today at Staging Area B in Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Visit to offer condolences for the family.

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