Robert Marshall Blunt

A Celebration of Life for Robert Marshall “Snaxx” Blunt, 52, of Harker Heights, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.

Mr. Blunt died Feb. 7, 2018, in Killeen. He was born April 28, 1965, in San Diego to Donald and Sandra (Shurtz) Blunt.

He graduated from Granite Hills High in El Cajon, Calif., and shortly thereafter joined the Army, where he was a highly decorated soldier for his 20 years of service. He was a veteran of the Gulf War and earned his associate degree while serving.

Mr. Blunt married Deborah Austin on Oct. 13, 1989. After leaving the Army, he was a contractor for the military for five years before going to welding school.

Mr. Blunt, affectionately known as “Snaxx,” lived life to the fullest by spending time with family and friends. He enjoyed building motorcycles as well as riding them. He was an active member of the Kinfolk Motorcycle Club. “Respect is earned, loyalty returned.”

Mr. Blunt was preceded in death by his father, Donald Douglas Blunt; mother, Sandra Sue Nickell; grandfather, Fred Marshall Shurtz; and grandmother, Melba Shurtz.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Deborah Blunt of Harker Heights; two daughters, Heather Johnson and husband Michael Johnson of Nashville, Tenn., and Emilie Blunt and fiance Clay Rayburn of College Station; son, Colton Boke of Branson, Mo.; brother Michael Blunt of San Diego; aunt Kathy Balsley of San Diego; granddaughter Addison Johnson of Nashville, Tenn.; and Brothers of the Kinfolk.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen, which is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Army Emergency Relief at

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