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Marcus Dean Dobson

Easley, South Carolina

Sep 4, 1953 – Dec 26, 2019 (Age 66)


September 4, 1953
December 26, 2019
Easley, South Carolina


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Robinson Powdersville Funeral Home Obituary

Marcus Dean Dobson, 66, of Easley, husband of Deanna A. Dobson, passed away at home on Thursday, December 26, 2019. Born in Greybull, Wyoming, he was the son of the late Monte Lee and Lorna Christopherson Dobson. Mark studied art, design, and gemology. He became a graduate gemologist, specializing in the appraisal of gems, design and sale of fine jewelry. His career spanned many years with J.B. Lacher Jewelers in Greenville. He retired from Schiffman's Jewelers in Greensboro, NC. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Greenville 1st Ward. He was an Eagle Scout. He served a mission for the church in Southern California in the early 1970's. He lived a life full of service to all God's children and love and care for his family. He enjoyed many years serving as a Scout Master. Serving and helping others was the central focus of his life. Surviving, in addition to his wife of 44 years, are his three daughters, Heather Ingram and spouse Mike Ingram, Erica Tate and spouse Brian Tate, and Kaitlyn Dobson; one son, Peter Dobson and spouse Crystal Dobson; two brothers, Martin Dobson and spouse Lorraine Dobson and Nolan Dobson; one sister, Louann Smith and spouse Larry Smith; and 8 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 2:00pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Greenville. Burial will follow in Robinson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 12:30pm - 1:45pm at the Berea Building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Flowers are accepted and the family is at the home. Visit RobinsonFuneralHomes.com or Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory-Powdersville Road, Easley.

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I'm very sorry for your loss, Deanna and family. Mark was a genuinely kindhearted person. Talking to him was always a pleasure and I enjoyed his terrific sense of humor. Mark will be missed by many!

Such a sweet man! Our love and condolences to the family.

Deanna and family, I am so sorry to read about Markus's passing. I grew up with Markus in Cody, Wyoming. We went on many scouting trips, and hunting trips together. He was a good friend. He was a good young man. I have lost track of him over the years. And so am saddened to learn of his passing. I hope he left you with many wonderful, joyful memories. Scott George

Mark was such a wonderful person to work while he worked at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem NC. He helped me so much and was such a kind person.

Deanna and family, so sorry to hear of Mark's passing. It was a privilege to work with Mark and learn so much from him. Even more importantly how lucky I was to have Mark for a good friend. My life and so many others is so much richer for having Mark and the whole Dobson family as friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always. If we can do anything to help please let me know. David Garrett

So sorry to hear this, Mark will be missed! Hugs and prayers for the family!