Milton ‘Milkman’ Mark age 78, of Lima died 9:55 a. m., Feb. 24, 2012 at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born Jan. 24, 1934 in Rutherford, Alabama to Lindsey and Hattie Wiggins Mark, who preceded him in death.
Mr. Mark had worked for General Motors. He was a part of the Gospel Chorus and was a Deacon at The 11th Street Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son Blake (Laquisha) Rowe and 2 grandchildren Makayla and Mahiah Rowe all of Richlands, NC, 5 sisters: Hattie (Charles) Johnson of Lima, Alberta Irons of Lima, Rosa B. Mark, Addie (J.C.) Rumph and Elizabeth Peterson all of Ft. Myers, FL and a host of relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Lawrence, Lenzie and LeRoy Mark and 6 sisters: Alma J. Pugh, Catherine Dixon, Leola Davis, Lugenie Wilkerson, May Mark and Cleola Lyles.
A gathering will be held 4-8 p. m. Tuesday at The 11th Street Baptist Church, Lima, Ohio.