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
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.