Mark David Withers, age 59, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at his home. Mark was born on March 16, 1957 in Granite City, IL, a son of Robert E. Withers and Helen M. (Dobrowolski) Withers.
Mark worked as a laborer out of the Laborers Hall #397 in Edwardsville, IL, for many years. He started working out of the hall at seventeen years of age. On July 22, 2014, Mark married Kandy Rodgers in Belleville, IL. Mark was an excellent artist and enjoyed riding his Harley. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends. Mark loved life, he loved to laugh, but most of all he loved his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his father, Mark was preceded in death by his two brothers, Brian and Gary Withers.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Kandy Withers of Granite City, IL; dear mother, Helen Withers of Granite City, IL; loving children, Brandi Withers of St. Louis, MO and Ethan Phillips; dear sisters and brothers-in-law, Laurie and Tony Bauer of Edwardsville, IL and Angela (David) Stoeberl of St. Louis, MO; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
In celebration of his life, a memorial mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 12, 2016 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Granite City, IL, with Father Chris Comerford officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Edwardsville, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the charity of the donor's choice.
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