On Sunday, March 6, Robbie woke up as usual. He made breakfast and was ready to watch a movie. Suddenly he became violently ill with stomach pains. His loving girlfriend took him to the ER at Trinity Bettendorf. He was diagnosed with necrosis pancreatitis. Tuesday, March 8, 2016 doctors at Trinity intubated him in ICU and he was rushed to Iowa City due to the infection of his digestive system worsening.