Robbie Marquart, age 31, of Bland, passed away, Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the Mercy Hospital in Washington, Missouri.
Robbie was born on July 31, 1982, in Rolla, a son to Tim Marquart and Tonia (Shockley) Spurgeon. His mother preceded him in death on December 8, 2013.
Robbie was a self-employed roofer in the area and a lifelong resident. He was a fun loving, free spirited man who lived life to the fullest every day. He loved his music, both rock and country, fishing and most of all playing pool. He was known to be very good at it and had entered different tournaments through the years. Robbie had many friends and loved spending time with them as well as his own family. He will be missed greatly by those that knew and loved him.
Robbie is survived by: his father, Tim Marquart of Bland; step-father, Tom Spurgeon of Union; grandmother, Betty Shockley of St. James; two brothers, Levi Butler of Union and Joshua Thornhill of St. James; one sister, Amy Hart of Rolla; seven nieces and nephews, Exzabria, Leah, Chance, Gabriel, Ethan, Carter, and Chase as well as many cousins, extended family members and friends..
In addition to his mother, Robbie was preceded in death by: his paternal grandparents, Leander and Shirley Marquart and his maternal grandfather, Edward Eugene Shockley.
A rosary will be held at 3:30 on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle. A visitation will follow from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that expressions of sympathy be made to the family of Robbie or to the American Thoracic Society.