Robert V. Clarkin, 52, of Brick, NJ passed away suddenly on Monday, October 18, 2021. Robert was born in Levittown, PA and spent most of his life in Brick, NJ. He worked as a Plumber for 35 years. Robert enjoyed helping others and was always there when someone needed him. In his free time, he enjoyed kayaking and spending time with his family. Robert is predeceased by his parents, Vincent and Marilyn Clarkin. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Audrey Clarkin; daughter, Jillian Clarkin; brothers, Jim Clarkin and his wife Renee, Ed Clarkin and his wife Debbi, and Dave Clarkin and his wife Laura; sister, Victoria Harris and her husband Steve; his grandson, Philip Johnson, III, and tons of nieces and nephews. A memorial service will take place on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 5 – 8 pm, at Kedz Funeral Home, 1123 Hooper Ave., Toms River.