Visitation at Elsberry UMC
Obituary of Marvin Robinson
Marvin Kent Robinson
Funeral Services for Marvin Kent Robinson (the man with a smile) of Elsberry, MO will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Elsberry United Methodist Church. Pastor Robert Griffin, Sr., pastor of Christian Embassy Church in Black Jack, MO, Rev. Doug Roam, pastor of the Elsberry Apostolic Pentecostal Church, Rev. Henry Brewer, pastor of the Troy UMC, and Rev. Brenda Cockrell, pastor of the Centennial UMC, will officiate with burial in the Elsberry City Cemetery near Elsberry. Serving as pallbearers will be Aaron Harris, Charles Roby, Darius Hunter, JaBril Harris, David “Woody” Woodson and Dean Kinsler. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Martin, Clevon Harris, Larry Anderson, James Whitaker, Michael Watts, Craig Cockrell, Ronnie Perkins, Jim Day and Rodney Sydnor.
Mr. Robinson, 61, passed away Tuesday afternoon, September 4, 2018 at Mercy Hospital Lincoln in Troy, MO. Born January 18, 1957 in Troy, MO, he was the son of William Leroy and Mabel Grace Cockrell Robinson. He was a 1975 graduate of Buchanan High School in Troy. Marvin was united in marriage on February 14, 1998 in Elsberry, MO to Rita Ann Watts Coleman. He worked at many jobs, but most significantly as a sheet metal operator at True Manufacturing in St. Charles County. Marvin was a faithful member of the Centennial United Methodist Church in Elsberry.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 20 years, Rita Robinson of Elsberry; their children: Tikishia Jones and her husband, Henri, of St. Louis, Jason Robinson and his wife, Theresa, of Florissant, MO, Aneshia Roberts and her husband, Nicholas, of St. Peters, MO, Alicia Robinson-Tipp of Moscow Mills, MO, Tre Robinson of Elsberry, Adrienne Coleman of St. Charles, MO, and Artrisha Coleman and her companion, Charles Roby, of Wentzville, MO; and sixteen grandchildren. Marvin also leaves his mother, Mabel Ellis and her husband, Arthur, of Troy; his father, William “Bill” Robinson of Troy; three sisters: Donna Anderson and her husband, Larry, of Wentzville, Tracy Whitaker and her husband, James, of St. Louis, and Stacy Harris and her husband, Clevon, of St. Louis; two brothers-in-law: Michael Watts and his wife, Roberta, of Louisiana, MO, and Edward Watts and his wife, Christine, of Quincy, IL; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Elsberry United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to the Family of Marvin Robinson in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 107 S. 5th Street; Elsberry, MO 63343. Online condolences may be made at www.carterricksfuneralhome.com.
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