Robert Eyre Johnson | Obituaries – Arizona News

Robert Eyre Johnson | Obituaries – Arizona News

Robert Eyre Johnson, 77, of Tucson, passed away July 19, 2017. He was born Feb. 25, 1940, in Lovell, Wyo., to John and Cora Johnson.

He is survived by: his wife, Valerie; his five children, Jenny, Bradley, Martin, Todd and Julie; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Myrna Walker; and many nieces and nephews.

An Arizona resident for 37 years, Robert was a titan of the copper mining industry, active in his church, traveled the world and was a true Renaissance man. His love and commitment to his family will be felt for generations.

A visitation was held Saturday, July 22, 2017, at 1 p.m., with service following at 2 p.m., at the Rincon Stake Center, 1655 S. Melpomene Way. Burial followed at Binghampton Cemetery, 4001 N. Alvernon, Tucson.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Casa de la Luz Hospice, 7740 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson, AZ 85704.

Arrangements were by Bring’s Broadway Chapel.

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