Bruce E. Marks, 63, of Fort Wayne, passed away Monday, April 11, 2022 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Bruce was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana to John Alva Marks and Della Elaine (Farr) Marks. He graduated with the class of 1976 from Elmhurst High School. He went on to honorably serve his country in the United States Air Force from 1977-1978 after which he moved back to Fort Wayne. Bruce worked for many years at Hall’s Restaurants before moving to Moline, Illinois. Bruce loved reading, baking, the Beatles and adored his grandchildren. He was a member of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma as well as the Roanoke Baptist Church.
He is survived by his children: Jennipher E. (Aaron) Wagner of Marion, North Carolina; Stephanie M. (Mitch) Perry of Blacksburg, Virginia; Heather L. (Steve) Gass of Huntington; and Stacy N. (Scott) Mannia of Fort Wayne; and his grandchildren: Mykenzie, Megan, Madison, Micah, Chance, Emma, Alyssa, Penny, Madyx, and Audrey. He is also survived by his mother D. Elaine Marks; his brothers, Ricky A. (Heidi) Marks of Fort Wayne; Leonard E. Marks (Donna) of Tipton, Indiana; and his sisters, Vicki Irons of Columbia City; and Judy J. (John) Slatton of Fort Wayne.
He was preceded in death by his father John A. Marks; brothers, Dennis E. Marks and Jon A. Marks all of Fort Wayne.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 2:00pm at the Roanoke Baptist Church, 11015 Lafayette Center Road, Roanoke, Indiana. Memorial donations can be made to Parkview Hospice.
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