Mark Mitchell Silvers, Jr. - SAVANNAH - Mark Mitchell Silvers, Jr. died April 23, 2012. Mark was born in Savannah, Georgia on August 16, 1945, and was the only child of Mark Mitchell Silvers, Sr. of Savannah and Faye Bashinsky Silvers of Tennille, Georgia. Mark is survived by his three children, Laura (Laurie) Silvers Ross, Lisa Silvers Kaminsky (Danny), and Mark Mitchell Silvers III, his two grandchildren, Helena Wells Ross and Robert Adger Ross, Jr., and his long-time, devoted companion, Bonnie Lee Smith. Mark graduated Savannah Country Day School, where he excelled in academics, football, golf and soccer. He attended Louisiana State University for two years on a golf scholarship before transferring to the University of Georgia. There he graduated the School of Business Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in accounting. Mark then attended the University of Georgia, School of Law, where he graduated valedictorian in 1969. Mark's distinguished career as a tax lawyer in Savannah was cut short by a 1997 heart attack that ultimately forced his retirement. Prior to retirement he became, and thereafter remained, a motorcycle enthusiast until his death. Funeral services are private. Remembrances may be made to Hospice Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, Georgia 31416. Please sign our guest book on line at www.foxandweeks.com Savannah Morning News April 25, 2012 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
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Published in Savannah Morning News on Apr. 25, 2012