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In Loving Memory of

Michael Maurice Marks

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January 31, 1950
May 4, 2021

Michael Maurice Marks, age 71, of Las Vegas, Nevada passed away on May 4, 2021 after a difficult battle
with kidney failure and surrounding complications.

Michael was born on January 31, 1950 to parents Marshall and Dovie. After attending high school, he
joined the Marines and served from 1969 to 1975. While stationed in Barstow, California, Michael met
his future wife Morselyn Moore. They wed in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 2, 1973. He was honorably
discharged from the Marines and began a long career in the transportation industry. Michael retired
from Coach USA in 2011.

Michael enjoyed reading and read his Bible often. He had the unique ability to make a conversation with
anyone and everyone he met! However, his greatest joy in life was his seven grandchildren: Steven,
Amia, Antanette, Zephaniah, Makaela, Zoe, and Aliyah. He dedicated the later part of his life attending
their extra-curricular activities and spending as much quality time with them as possible.
He survived by his wife Morselyn Marks; six children Angela Marks, Michael Marks Jr., Steven Marks,
Anthony Marks, Brian (Meagan) Marks, and Alysha Marks; brothers Kenneth Marks, Kevin Jackson, and
Donald Marks; sisters Marsha Marks, Darla Miller, Felicia Jackson, Angela Moore, and Dawn Wilson;
grandchildren; nieces and nephews; numerous cousins, family, and friends. He was proceeded in death
by his parents Marshall Marks and Dovie Harts, brother Michael Anthony Jackson and sister Serena
Michelle Williams.

There will be a memorial to celebrate Michael’s life held at Canyon Ridge Christian Church on May 29,
2021 at 11:00 am. The Marks Family welcomes any and all stories, photos, and memories that Michael’s
friends and family would like to share.

13 Responses

  1. I am so sorry for your loss MJ! I will continue to keep you and your family in my prayers. Love you much!

  2. To my loving cousin .he was so fun to talk to. I remember him as I grew up. He was older than me and my sibling. but he would come to his aunt Sue’s house, my mom. He and his bro. Bubba, and sister Donette. They would always go to the ice cream truck and steal popsicles for us kids. We loved when they cam to babysit us cuz we knew it would be a fun time..Love to you cousin and your family..,

    1. Thank you for sharing the great memory lol regarding popsicle truck. Me in my brother Steven used to take from popsicle truck when we were little too .

      Sorry for loss of your beloved mother (Aunt Sue ) . My Mama and entire family send her deepest sympathy . My Mama will be calling you

  3. Mike, you were more like a brother to me than a cousin in law. I remembered how you would take the time out to give us the Las Vegas Tour before your shift driving the bus. Each time I can recall all the real talks we would have and your genuine conversation about life in general. Thanks for all your honesty, your intellect and your massive knowledge of just about everything.
    I will miss you. Rest in Paradise

  4. Hello Martha! This is Wayne just want to send my deepest condolences for your lost. He’s in good hands with the Lord. I love you and pray that God comfort you in this time of sorrow!

  5. Mike was my best friend for the last 50 years.
    As friends we never lost touch and always trusted each other. He was an honest and caring person so I know he is in Paradise.
    God bless his soul.
    Adiós mi amigo! Sempiterno Fidelis

    1. Luis thank you for remembering my Dad . He talk about you often. My Mama thanks you too, for paying your respects ❤

  6. I Will truly miss you cousin…my girls and I found you a pure joy to be around and a true gift in life.

  7. Luis thank you for remembering my Dad . He talk about you often. My Mama thanks you too, for paying your respects ❤

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