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Harold Edward Marks   I am a Veteran.
October 7, 1927  -  November 28, 2017

 

Harold Edward Marks, 90, went on to his eternal reward, Tuesday morning November 28, 2017. He was born October 7, 1927, in New Edenburg, Arkansas to Paul Owens and Vera (Forbess) Marks.
Harold graduated with a BA in Business Administration at the University of Nebraska in Omaha. He served in the United States Army proudly for 29 years. He served in the Korean War, where he rapidly made the rank of Warrant Officer. During a tour in Germany, he fell in love and married Johanna Roithmeyers, July 28, 1948, and to this union was born a son Franz (Rory) Marks. He served two tours in Vietnam 1957 and 1959 as a helicopter pilot and instructor. After retiring from active service, he maintained his helicopter instructor’s license. June of 1979, he moved to Mountain Home, Arkansas.
Harold’s wife, Johanna passed away in July 28, 2006. Eight years later he married Denise Carla Oldenberg.
Harold was true to his faith, Messianic-Judaism, and had three pastors, Pastor Richard Crawford, Pastor Larry Thomas and Pastor Bill Gilmore, all of which will officiate at his funeral service. He was also a member of the Shriners, Masons, and was an active member of The Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association.
Harold is survived by: his wife Denise Oldenberg Marks, a sister Betty “Marks” Carpenter (Clint) of Crossett, Arkansas, a niece Lisa “McMillan McDonough (Rich) of St. Louis, MO and a nephew, Paul McMillan (Kathleen Reich) of St. Louis, MO, and step-sons Jason Sharbono (Shandalyn) of Rayville, LA and Justin Sharbono of Mountain Home and two step-grandchildren

Harold is preceded in death by: His parents Paul Owens and Vera Marks, His wife Johanna Marks and their son Franz (Rory) Marks, a sister, Frances McMillan (Charles) of Mountain Home, a brother, Buddy Marks of Lake Village, AR
Visitation will be at the Roller Chapel from 6-8 PM. Saturday, December 2, 2017. The funeral service will be at 2:00 PM December 3, 2017 at the Eastside Baptist Church in Mountain Home, Arkansas. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Pregnancy Resource Center, of Mountain Home Arkansas.


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