IRVINGTON—William A. Marks, 90, of Irvington passed away on November 26, 2017.
Mr. Marks was born in Indianapolis, Ind., in 1927. He attended schools there and Butler University. He was graduated from the American Institute for Foreign Trade (Thunderbird) in 1954.
Mr. Marks was a U.S. Navy radar-man during World War II and later served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After his military service, Mr. Marks joined The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and with his family served in a variety of management and senior executive positions in the International Division of Goodyear, residing in nine countries in Europe and South America over 34 years.
Mr. Marks retired from Goodyear in 1988 moving to the Northern Neck to a home on the Corrotoman River with his wife, Mary Alice. He was an active member and past president of Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club, past president of the Northern Neck Vocation Foundation and board member of the Bank of Lancaster Foundation.
Mr. Marks is survived by his wife of 62 years; two sons, James P. McNulty, William A. Marks III and daughter Mary Lynn Presas, five grandchildren Patrick T. McNulty, James F. McNulty, Elizabeth T. Marks, Daniela M. Presas and Anthony S. Presas. He also has four great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Northern Neck Free Health Clinic, P.O. Box 1694, Kilmarnock, VA 22482.
A memorial service will be planned for January 2018 at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury. Date and details to be provided.
Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.