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Robert Joseph "Bobby" MARKS

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MARKS, Robert Joseph "Bobby"

Robert Joseph Marks, "Bobby" age 84, born in West Palm Beach, FL on August 24, 1928 passed away peacefully on April 6, 2013. A lifelong resident of West Palm Beach, he graduated from Palm Beach High School and the University of Florida. Upon graduating, Bob joined the US Marine Corps, and on April 16, 1952 married Marian Stone. He was a devoted father to his three children: Bobby Jr., Clay, and Susan Knight; and had five grandchildren: Nicole, Jason, Chris, Hunter and Hayden. Bob was preceded in death by his son Bobby; parents, Isidore and Dahlia Marks; and his brother, Frank. He and his brother Frank owned Marks Landscape and Paving Company. He was an active member of First Baptist Church where he faithfully attended and sang in the choir. Bob was an avid hunter, and outdoorsman. Upon retirement, he divided his time between West Palm Beach and Highlands, NC where he enjoyed relaxing in the beauty of the mountains. Bob was also a member of the Tuscawilla Club where he enjoyed the company of lifelong friends. He was a true Florida Cracker; and always conducted himself with honesty and integrity and was truly loved by all who knew him. His life will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of West Palm Beach, with Rev. William Keith, officiating. The family will receive friends during a reception immediately following the Service. QUATTLEBAUM FUNERAL HOME Family Owned and Operated (561) 832-5171

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Published in The Palm Beach Post from Apr. 9 to Apr. 12, 2013
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