Robert John Marco

Robert John Marco age 86 of Troy, IL formerly of Collinsville, IL, born December 8, 1927 in Collinsville, IL, passed away at 12:20am on Sunday November 30, 2014 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.

Bob was retired from American Steel, and also retired after 10 years as a custodian for Unit #10 School District in Collinsville.  He was a member of the Metro East Model Railroad Club of Glen Carbon, IL, he enjoyed antique cars, eating spaghetti, and was a avid Cubs fan.  He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his wife Beulah Agnes nee Williams whom he married April 8, 1956, his parents John Baptiste and Louise Marie nee Verhulst Marco, a brother John Marco, and two sisters Eugenia and Gloria.

He is survived by two daughters Cynthia Marie (David) Bohn of Troy, IL, and their children Jennifer Ann (Matthew) Tritsch of Overland Park KS, and Kimberly Rebecca Bohn of Troy, IL, a daughter Donna Jean (Harold) Sorrell of Troy, IL, and their children Brandon Everett Sorrell of Cottage Hills, IL, and Christopher Alan Sorrell of Troy, IL, seven great grandchildren; Alexander, Landon, Carson, Jaxon, Taylor, Emma, and Mylee.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm on Tuesday December 2, 2014 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home 2800 North Center Street Maryville, IL.

Funeral service will be at 10am on Wednesday December 3, 2014 at the funeral home with Rev. Jim Donahue officiating.  Burial will be in St. John Cemetery in Collinsville.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association and will be received at the funeral home.

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