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In Memory of

Richard M. Marks

September 17, 1941 - June 8, 2017

Obituary


Richard Marks departed this life on June 8, 2017. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 17, 1941 to parents Emery and Theodora Marks. He grew up in Newark, New Jersey, where he attended Weequahic High School. He served in the U.S. Army as a missile technician and was stationed in Germany, where he met and married Doris Lask. Together they had two children-Robert and Suzanne. Richard worked multiple jobs on his return to the U.S., eventually settling into the car industry, first at Chandler Motors in Linden, New Jersey. He eventually moved...

Richard Marks departed this life on June 8, 2017. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 17, 1941 to parents Emery and Theodora Marks. He grew up in Newark, New Jersey, where he attended Weequahic High School. He served in the U.S. Army as a missile technician and was stationed in Germany, where he met and married Doris Lask. Together they had two children-Robert and Suzanne. Richard worked multiple jobs on his return to the U.S., eventually settling into the car industry, first at Chandler Motors in Linden, New Jersey. He eventually moved with his family to Houston, Texas, where he worked for many years as a sales manager for the Archer dealerships. His hobbies included flying and motorcycle riding. He flew small planes and taught others to fly as well. He was also an avid reader. He is survived by his son Robert Marks and Robert's wife Diana, his daughter Suzanne Marks Hunn and her husband Richard, and his grandsons Jordan and Alexander Hunn. A memorial reception will be held at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home, 13001 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77079, on Friday, June 16, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided.