Robin Leslie Johnson

Born: Thu., Feb. 5, 1959
Died: Thu., May 29, 2014

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Robin Leslie Johnson 55, of Poughkeepsie, NY was called home on May 29, 2014. Born on February 5, 1959 he was the son of the late Robert and Carole (Fitzgiles) Johnson. He attended Poughkeepsie City Schools. Robin played basketball and football for his school and community. Robin was the only steeler (pop warner) to wear gold cleats. He played softball as well. Robin played the trumpet and the base drums and was a drummer for the Tighten Ups. He was also a skilled unicyclist. Robin leaves behind to cherish his loving memory his daughters; Wallia of N.C.; Kiesha of Poughkeepsie; sisters; Sharon of Poughkeepsie, Allyson (Roosevelt) of Poughkeepsie; Kelly of N.C.; brother Kevin of N.C.; niece Lorraine of Poughkeepsie; nephews; Donovan, Karif and Ivan of Poughkeepsie; Dimetrius of N.C; four grandchildren; a special aunt Flora Hancock of Poughkeepsie and a host of family and friends. Robin was predeceased by his parents and maternal and paternal grandparents. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday June 4, 2014 at 11am at the Smith Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church, 124 Smith St. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 with Rev. Dr. Dwight Bolton Officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home, 39 So. Hamilton St. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. (845)452-1840. To send online condolences please visit our website at

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