PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - The City of Phenix City has announced that District 2 Councilman, Dr. Johnnie C. Robinson Jr., passed away Thursday, August 3.
Robinson was elected to the District 2 seat August 2016 and took office last November.
According to the city council, he was a married father of 5 and a native of Pensacola, Florida. Robinson had been a resident of Phenix City for 21 years.
Robinson was a retired First Sergeant of the United States Army and served as Chaplain of the American Legion Fletcher-McCollister Post 135. He was also the founder and senior pastor of Higher Power Outreach Church in Phenix City.
A statement from the city council reads:
Funeral arrangements have not been made available as of yet.