Bobbie Marks

January 5, 1923September 11, 2013

Bobbie Marks, 90, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Parkview Care Center surrounded by loved ones. He was born January 5, 1923 in Webster County Kentucky to Bettye and Christopher Marks.

He graduated from Slaughters High School and served in the Navy during WWII on LST 797 in the Pacific Theater, where he earned a Purple Heart. He was a life member of VFW Post 1114 and worked at Whirlpool Corporation for 43 years. He attended St. Paul's United Church of Christ.

Bobbie was preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael L. Pfafflin; brothers, Willie, Leslie, Lemuel, Bethel, John and Ben; and sisters, Jo Toombs and Imogene Brooks.

He is survived by his wife, Eloise (Georget); daughters, Nancy (Glenn) Hile, Susan (Russell) Woosley; and daughter-in-law Rebecca Pfafflin, all of Evansville; grandchildren Jay (Sandra) and Jeremy (Shannon) Hile, both of St. Phillips, Anna (Nick) Woosley-Waters of Evansville, and Evan (Kerry) Woosley of Mt. Vernon. He is also survived by twelve great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be 10 AM Saturday, September 14, 2013, at Alexander Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel, officiated by Pastor Jeff Long, and will include military rites. Friends may visit Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Alexander West Chapel.

The family would like to thank the staff at Parkview Care Center for their compassion and care.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to VFW 1114 or to the American Diabetes Association .


  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 14, 2013

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Gerald Brooks

September 15, 2013

So sorry to hear of Uncle Bobby's passing.He was a sweet man.Our hearts are with Aunt Elouise and family.

September 14, 2013

I will always remember uncle Bobbie as a gentleman with a smile on his face. Being my uncle I have of course known him all my life and he was always smiling and laughing. What a guy. He will be missed by all of us. David Herrenbruck

James L. Wooton

September 13, 2013

Bobbie and I graduated from Slaughter's High School together. I lost track of him after graduation when he went into service. Sorry to hear of his death and am praying God's blessing on you and your family.

September 13, 2013

What a great guy Bobbie was. We will be remembering him and the family this Sunday during our worship service at Parkview.

Rev. Jerry

James Wooton

September 13, 2013

Bobbie and I graduated together from Slaughters High School . I lost track of him after he went into the service. Sorry to hear of his death. I pray the Lord will bless you and your faz\mily at this time.

September 13, 2013

Nothing Beautiful In This World Is Ever Really Lost Those We Cherish Will Always Live On In Memory.

With Deepest Sympathy,
Deaconess Home Medical Equipment and Infusion Staff

Heather Wilson

September 13, 2013

To Susie, Russ, Anna and Evan - I'm very sorry for your loss - he was such a sweet person. Love to you all. Heather Wilson

September 13, 2013

We were so sad to hear of Uncle Bobbie's passing. It is so hard to believe that all of the Marks 9 siblings are gone, what a legacy they have left behind. Uncle Bobbie was such a sweet and kind man. I am so sorry for your loss, he will be greatly missed.

Scott and Janie (Hudson) Russelburg and Sons