Michael John Marks

Michael John Marks

March 26, 1952 - March 26, 2019


            Michael John Marks, 67, of Bay City, Texas, passed away March 26, 2019. He was born March 26, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois to Clifford Dunham Marks and Virginia Ann Kronner Marks. 

            Michael is preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Mary Elizabeth Marks. 

            He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth “Biz” Ellison Marks; daughters, Christine Marks Davis (Chad) of Ennis, Texas and Erica Anne Marks of Bay City; sister, Carol Irene Marks-Nicholes (Bob) of Oakland, California; brother, Patrick James Marks (Gent Sturgeon) of San Francisco, California; grandson, Jerald Don Michael Farr; and nieces, Cydney Lee Marks-Nicholes and Phoebe Rose Marks-Nicholes.

            Mike grew up in St. Louis, Missouri.  Mike was quite the inventor and entrepreneur. The family moved to Texas in 1977. He worked in several different occupations, and due to health reasons, he retired from active business in 2010. Mike loved the ocean and spent many vacations fishing in the surf on Galveston Island, Naples, Florida and San Diego.  After 32 years, they moved from Mesquite, Texas to Matagorda to retire. He enjoyed the many dear friends made in Dallas and along the Texas coast.  His wit and knowledge were amazing.  He touched so many lives in so many different ways, and our memories of Mike will be treasured.

            A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City.

            Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net

            Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, Texas; 979-245-4613.