Kenneth Eugene ‘Tooter’ Marks, 71, owner of TKF House Movers

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Kenneth Eugene Marks
Kenneth Eugene Marks

Kenneth Eugene ‘Tooter’ Marks, 71, of Hampstead, died Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was born in Wilmington on November 29, 1944, the son of the late Eugene and Janette Parker Marks.

Mr. Marks was a Vietnam veteran who served in the U.S. Air Force from 1964 to 1968 and later in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1973 to 1981. He served as musical director of ‘Hello Dolly’ for Thalian Association in 1972. Mr. Marks was the owner of TKF House Movers from 1982 to present and was a member and past president of the NC House Movers Association. He was also a member and served on the board of directors of the International House Movers Association.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara W. Marks; three children, Stephanie Marks Southerland (Ricky) of Wilmington, Richard Clayton Marks (Beth) of Hampstead and Angela Parker Hopper (Corey) of Albany, Ga.; six grandchildren, Courtney Fowler (Jentry), Blake Southerland (Whitney), Alyssa Marks, Clay Marks, Cassidy Bachman and Hayden Schmidt (Tori); five great-grandchildren, Corbett, Kensley, Jennifer, Kaydence and Trevor; one sister, Patty King (Kirby Jr.); and two nieces, Suzanne and Kristy.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, April 22, followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. at Andrews Mortuary Market Chapel with Pastor Rick Crocker officiating. A private interment will be held for the family.

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