Marcus Vernon Silkwood, 83, of Chillicothe, Missouri passed away Thursday, October 22,2020 in Trenton, Missouri under the care of his family.
Mark was born February 26, 1937 in Braymer, Missouri to parents John Elva and Eunice McNally Silkwood. He was a graduate of Braymer High School. In 1961 he married Mary Louise Peer, she preceded him in death December 12, 2004. Mark worked as a bulldozer operator for several years.
Some of Marks hobbies were antique tractors, fishing and his love of music. Time spent with his family was always treasured.
Survivors are his sons, Mark E. Silkwood and wife Marilyn of Trenton; Michael Silkwood of Higginsville; Matt Silkwood of Chillicothe; grandchildren, Sean Silkwood; Sarah Martinek; Levi Silkwood; Justin Silkwood; Nathan Silkwood; Devan Pittman; Ana Quiroz; Lori Kelly; A.J. Kelly; Matthew Silkwood; great grandchildren, Lara Martinek; Addison Fagan; Jackson Fagan; Harper Silkwood; Harlow Silkwood; Alana Silkwood; Ryker Mullens; Aviana Quiroz; sisters, Sue Moore of Dawn; Fern Hall of Braymer.
Mark was preceded in death by his wife Mary, infant son Gary; brothers, Elva Silkwood; Ralph Silkwood; sisters, Hazel McElwee; Cloie Mills; Ethel Reed.
Memorials in honor of Mark may be made to Treehouse of Liberty Hospital and can be mailed to or left at Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N. Washington, Chillicothe, Mo. 64601. Online condolences may be left at www.heritage-becausewecare.com
Visitation will be held at Heritage Funeral Home, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. followed by Funeral Service at 3:00 p.m.
Burial will be at Utica Cemetery.