Harry Marks

Obituary of Harry Lee Marks

Harry Lee Marks, 70, of Rivesville, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV. He was born June 3, 1951 in San Antonio, TX a son of the late Harry E. and Barbara M. Musgrave Marks. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Eleanor “Penny” Travis Marks. Harry was a graduate of Rivesville High School and was raised in the Baxter Methodist Church. He was a Veteran with the United States Army having served two tours of duty during Vietnam. He retired from Industrial Resources in Fairmont where he was an ironworker fitter. He previously worked with Pope Evan and Robbins at the Rivesville Power Station, and at FMC as a machinist. Harry was a member of the American Legion of Grant Town, as well as the Marion County Veteran’s Honor Guard. He loved going on motorcycle rides with his friends, and building and fixing motorcycles. He could repair any motorcycle, no matter the make, model, or year. Harry loved the outdoors which included hunting, fishing, and camping. In addition to his wife, Harry is survived by his daughters, Seneca Marks and Jessica Marks, both of Rivesville, his four grandchildren: Hanna Stottlemire, Isaac Stottlemire, Jocelyn Hamrick, and Lyric Marks, and his sisters-in-law, Carol Seare and Linda McCaulley and families. Harry was preceded in death by his parents, his four infant sisters, his best friends, Kevin Wilson and Mike Jones, his mother-in-law Jean Travis, sisters-in-law, Mary Kay Travis and Dee Dee Travis, and his brother-in-law Marty McCaulley. The family has entrusted the arrangements to Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, 207 Second Street, Rivesville. There will be a graveside service on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 11:30 A.M. at the McCurdysville Cemetery with the Marion County Veteran’s Council providing graveside military rites. The cemetery is located six miles after the McCurdysville turn off on Paw Paw Creek Road. It is the first right past the McCurdysville Community Center. There will be a Celebration of Life in his honor afterwards at the Baxter Fire Hall and Community Building. Any questions may be made to 304-278-9920. Condolences may be made to www.fordfuneralhomes.com.