August 22, 1940 – September 11, 2019 – (age 79)
Jay Dee Robinette of Henderson, Nevada (formerly of Brigham City, Utah) passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday September 11, 2019.
He was born August 22, 1940 in Brigham City, Utah to Dee Willis Robinette and Ruth Marie Jensen. He is the oldest of six siblings; Ann (Rod) Corry, Stuart (Jackie) Robinette, Janet (Jay) Wardle, Julie (Reed) Ernstrom and Steve (Kristie) Robinette.
Jay is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 56 years, Linda Allsop; and two sons; Douglas (Dawn) Robinette and Gary (Tiffani) Robinette. He was preceded in death by a son, Larry Robinette. He is the grandfather of eight beautiful granddaughters; Emma (James) Hurst, Taylor Robinette, Bree Robinette, Autumn Robinette, Kaydee Robinette, Annie Robinette, Madison Robinette and Gentrie Robinette.
Jay retired from a lengthy career of 40 years working in the telecommunications industry, most recently with Lucent Technologies. He also served in the United States Armed Forces.
He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in many callings with the latest being a temple worker in the Las Vegas, Nevada Temple.
A viewing will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:30am at Myers Mortuary, 205 South 100 East, Brigham City, Utah followed by a brief graveside ceremony at the Brigham City, Utah Cemetery at 12:00pm. All are welcome and invited to attend.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at metcalfmortuary.com