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1933 Joseph 2019

Joseph Charles Marks

September 25, 1933 — December 30, 2019

Joseph Charles Marks

Opelousas - Private memorial services are pending at this time.

Joseph Charles Marks, age 86, was a resident of Opelousas and passed away on Monday, December 30, 2019, at Opelousas General Health System.

He was a U. S. Army Veteran who proudly served his country.  He was also a self-employed building contractor for many years.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Rita Marks of Opelousas; two sons, Mike Marks and wife, Dina of Port Barre, LA; and Ricky Marks and wife, Bonita of The Woodlands, TX; two brothers, Leo Marks of Port Neches, TX; and Rodney Marks of Beaumont, TX; one sister, Jane Marks of Port Neches, TX; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Mona Marks; and his parents, Frank Marks and Louise Landry Marks.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joseph Charles Marks, please visit our flower store.


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