Marcus Jamerson Robinson was born November 5, 1976 to Jackie and Linda (Crumble) Robinson. Marcus was born and raised in Joliet his whole life. Marcus was diagnosed with Autism at age 3. Marcus received his preschool education at Easter Seals in Joliet, Illinois. His elementary education at Little Friends in Naperville, IL. Marcus continued his middle school education at South Metropolitan Association in Flossmoor/Midlothian, IL. Marcus received his high school diploma from SPEED SEJA District 802 in Chicago Heights, IL in 1998. Marcus continued his education by attending the day training program via Center for Disabilities in Joliet, IL until May 2018.
Marcus loved music! He loved Rhythm and Blues, Rap and the “Blues” the best. The love of the “Blues” came from when he would spend time with his father. Marcus would dance if it was a good song. Marcus was just a big “teddy” bear to those who knew him best. Marcus was the youngest of seven children. He was always considered as “the baby” by all of his siblings. Marcus also enjoyed a good meal since his mother was such a good cook. Marcus enjoyed playing with hand held toys such as small trucks and beach balls. Marcus also enjoyed watching television with his niece, Kaaliyah. He loved watching the Disney Channel, Cartoon Network and You Tube.
Marcus made his transition on January 9, 2019 surrounded by his family.
Marcus leaves behind to cherish his memories: his devoted parents, Jackie and Linda (Crumble) Robinson, his siblings, Lynn Robinson-Williams, Jacqueline, Andrew, Charles “Andre” (Charlene), Crystal (Dwyane) Robinson- McCann and Cory Robinson all of Joliet, IL. Along with several nieces: Christina (David) Robinson-Thompson, Kharizma Logan, Kierra Robinson, NaChuna (Anthony) Jimerson, Nashana Alexander and Kaaliyah Anderson and nephews: Jordan Robinson and Ryan Robinson. Along with great nephews, Evion Jimerson, David Jr. and Chase Thompson, and great nieces, Dejah and Laylia Jimerson and Malia Robinson-Shaw and many others who knew him.