ROBERT E. VOTH
Robert E. Voth 96, of Quincy passed away at 11:47 pm Friday (May 3, 2019) in The Arbors at Adams Pointe.
Born March 25, 1923 in Quincy, Robert was the son of Fred and Maybell Bock Voth. He married Mardell "Marty" Morath on December 2, 1961 in St. Louis, Missouri. She preceded him in death on July 1, 2008.
He served in the Army Air Corps and was stationed in Okinawa during World War II. After the war he was employed with Standard Oil Company as a truck driver and later owned and operated the Standard Oil Bulk Plant in Quincy. He was with Standard Oil/Amoco for 31 years. He retired in 1976. They relocated to Cape Coral, Florida in 1977 where they lived until returning to Quincy in 2005 to be closer to family.
He was passionate about riding his Gold Wing trike and was frequently seen riding around town. He also enjoyed riding his trike in parades with the Shrine Skeeter Patrol. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed the opportunity to participate in the fourth Great River Honor Flight.
Robert was a life member of Marcelline Masonic Lodge No. 114, Quincy Consistory, Ansar Shrine Temple of Springfield, IL, Quincy Shrine Club, Ansar Belgian Hitch, Ansar Shrine Skeeter Patrol, Elks Club 100 of Quincy, Order of Eastern Star, Quincy Boat Club, Quincy Coast Guard Auxillary, Moose Club of Cape Coral, FL, and the VFW of Cape Coral, FL.
Survivors include a son Robin (Denise) Voth of Columbia, MO; a daughter Patricia (Gary) Eaton of Quincy, IL; seven grandchildren Dawn (Eric) Peters, Andy (Susie) Eaton, Ron (Amy) Eaton, Rich (Penny) Ellerman, Ryan (Mary Ann) Ellerman all of Quincy, Nicole (Derek) Browning of Jensen Beach, FL and Camryn Voth of Columbia, MO; ten great grandchildren Brittany, Drew, Taylor, Maddie, Kenna, Lauren, Gage, Logan, Reese, Sadie and Landon all from Quincy; a nephew Phil (Tracy) Voth of Rochester, IL.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Pamela Austin and a brother Donald Voth.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning (May 15, 2019) at 10:00 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Timothy White officiating. Burial with full Military Honors by the Illinois Army National Guard Funeral Honors Detail will be in Greenmount Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Tuesday evening (May 14, 2019) from 4:00 until 7:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home. Masonic services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Shriner's Childrens Hospital, Blessing Hospice or to the Great River Honor Flight.
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