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Mark D. Sowder

KILMARNOCK—Mark Douglas Sowder passed away on July 24, 2023, at the age of 59 in Kilmarnock after a long battle with chronic illness.

He is survived by his parents, Bob and Janet Sowder of Catlett; and his brother, Andrew, sister-in-law, Dean, and two nieces and a nephew who reside in Mount Pleasant, S.C.

Mark graduated from Fauquier High School and worked for the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Department for many years before settling in the Northern Neck. Mark was active over the years as a volunteer for rescue squads in Fauquier and Northern Neck counties.

Mark’s intellect and curiosity drove him to pursue many hobbies and interests including amateur radio, archery, metal detecting, photography, hunting, target shooting, computer technology, among others.

Mark was a loyal and loving dog owner. His memory can be honored with donations to the Animal Welfare League of the Northern Neck (

Rappahannock Record Staff
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