don robertson riding his flat track harley davidson through a hairpin turn on highway 89a above jerome arizonaIn Memoriam – Don Robertson

Video above was uploaded 7 years ago and was shot 13 years prior to upload.

Donald E. Robertson, 73 of Jerome, passed away on October 17, 2016. He was born on January 4, 1943 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa to Henry E. Robertson and Marilyn Pitzer.

Don attended Mt. Pleasant High School, then joined the Army Reserves. There he worked as a master mechanic, and later went on to create the tourist attraction The Gold King Mine in Jerome. Don loved antique trucks, motors, cars, motorcycles, racing and a passion for vintage transportation. He was proud of his establishment.

Don was preceded in death by his wife Terry Ann Robertson, mother Marilyn Pitzer and brother Tom Robertson. He is survived by son Dale Robertson of Young, AZ; daughters Angie Wagner of Chandler, Jeannie Leffew of Flagstaff and Anna Cole of Cottonwood; brother Tony Pitzer (Monica) of Apache Junction; sister Bonnie Keeton (Gary) of Iowa; 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.