October 10, 1940 - January 5, 2018
Robert Marquis was born in Nashua, New Hampshire on October 10, 1940. He passed away quietly in his sleep at his home on January 5th, 2018. Bob had been fighting an aggressive form of lung cancer.
Bob proudly served in the Marine Corps for 21 years. He served two tours in Vietnam during the war. He met his future wife in Nicaragua while in charge of the embassy security. Later, they would form their own Security Guard company and run it together.
He is survived by his wife, Liana, his five children, Alfonso and Rebecca, Dr. Alexander and Cathy, Wilfredo, Dr. Liana Raquel, Dr. Jorge and Dr. Jo Anne Meier, and ten grandchildren that he loved very much. He was a friendly man who loved to talk to anyone around him. He loved to dance and cook dinners with his friends in the Gourmet Club for over 25 years!
Services for Robert Marquis will be held on Friday, February 2nd at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1201 Alma Drive, Plano, TX 75075. Phone: (972) 423-5600.
Visitations and Military Honors will begin at 10am, followed by a Mass at 11am, and ending with a reception at the Parish Center across the street (1105 W. 15th St.).
The Marquis family would like to thank everyone who has reached out to us with their thoughts and prayers. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to COTSO (https://www.facebook.com/The-Charitable-Organization-For-Texas-Security-Officers-COTSO-154626828035824/), or a charity of your preference that benefits veterans.
Arrangements are under the direction of:
ARIA Cremation Service & Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75252
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