The Clarke County Board of Supervisors recently honored Roger “Big John” Earl Robinson
in the board room. Roger passed away Sunday, February 27, 2022. His family and friends attended the event.
Roger was known as the mayor of Energy, where he was an avid hunter and was called “Big John” for his stature and disposition. He was a Vietnam veteran receiving a Purple heart for his injuries. He loved attending his monthly VFW meetings and was always at the Whynot Raceway cheering on local racecar drivers.
Roger rode for many years with the Clarke County Deputy Officer Hank Gandy. Paul Mosley got Roger up every morning for his coffee.
Representative Troy Smith, along with Supervisor Paul Mosley and Sheriff Todd Kemp spoke about Robinson and presented his family resolutions on his behalf.