IPAA Mourns Phil Robinson's Passing
Phil Robinson, former Bonner County Prosecutor passed away at a University of Arizona hospital in Tucson Arizona, Monday April 29, 2013 follwing an extended battle with cancer. He was 67 years old. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 AM (PST), May 18th in the Sandpoint First Christian Church, 201 N Division, Sandpoint, Idaho. Pastor Tony Nelson, First Christian Church will be officiating with Miltary Honors following in Pincreat Memorial Park.
Phil will be deeply missed by the Idaho Prosecuting Attorneys Association and his colleagues throughout Idaho. He was a good prosecutor and a wonderful friend with a great sense of humor. Phil was a longtime board member and past president of the Idaho Prosecuting Attorneys Association. He was appointed a Bonner County deputy prosecutor in 1977 and became the elected prosecutor in 1982 being re-elected in 1984, 1988, 1996, 2000 and 2004.
Phil Robinson graduted from Sandpoint High School in 1964, earned an undergraduate degree in 1968 from the University of Idaho, and his law degree from the University of Idaho in 1970. Phil served in the U.S. Navy's Judge Advocate General Corps in Rhode Island, Texas and California.
He is survived by his wife, Carol, his daughter Amy, his son Michael and five granddaughters. Our condolences go out to his family. We love you Phil!
Philip H. Robinson
March 17, 1946-April 29, 2013