Mark Paul Harkless age 66 of Greeley, Colorado quietly slipped away to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on March 31, 2021 of natural causes at the Greeley Hospital. He was born on October 15, 1954 in Evanston, Illinois to Calvin and Maxine Harkless. Mark graduated in 1973 from Greeley Central High School. He then enlisted in the Air Force in 1974, during which time he attended Aero Space Medicine and took business management courses. He was a veteran who served with distinction in the Korean conflict and was Honorably Discharged as a full Sergeant. He returned to Greeley in 1977 where he continued his education in the Real Estate fields, business management and financial courses. He then started working for himself in the construction field and became successful in working with his hands and doing a number of household remodeling and repairs. Mark's passionate loves and hobbies were karaoke, traveling, racquetball and moving snow around in the winter with his ATV 4 X 4. He will be enormously missed by his family and good friends. He was preceded in passing by his parents Calvin and Maxine Harkless as well as his youngest sister Callie, and has been survived by his older brothers Tris and Rory, his younger brother Gary and his younger sister Darlyn Johnson of Alabama as well as a multitude of nieces and nephews. Mark's remains are to be interned at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado. A Memorial Service will be held 10:00 A.M. Saturday May 1, 2021 at the Life More Abundant Christian Church located at 3001 8th Avenue Suite 140, Evans, Colorado 80620. A Reception will follow. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Mark's name to Northern Colorado Crematory.
Published in Greeley Tribune on Apr. 18, 2021.