1950 - 2020
Mark Alan Jarvis, age 70, Stockton, passed away on October 27, 2020, at the Rooks County Health Center in Plainville.
He was born on August 3, 1950 in Lamar, Mo., to Olan and Marie Jarvis. Mark attended the Lamar School District and graduated with the Class of 1968. After graduating, Mark joined the United States Army and fought in the Vietnam War. After being honorably discharged from the military, Mark began his career as a Corrections Officer and worked for the Stockton Correctional Facility for 30 years.
Upon Mark’s retirement from the correctional facility, he stayed busy with contract freight hauling, appliance repairs, and installing Dish TV. Mark was a lifetime member of the VFW Post #8873 in Stockton and was also a lifetime member of the NRA.
Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Shelley Dempsey and husband Erin of Blue Springs, MO; sister, Connie Moore of Joplin, MO; three grandchildren; as well as some nieces and nephews.
Mark is preceded in death by his parents, Olan and Marie; brother, Ernest; and sister, Mary Hurrell.
A private family service will be held at a later date in Lamar, Mo.
Memorials are suggested to VFW Post #8873 and may be sent in care of Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, 723 N. First, Stockton, KS 67669. Condolences may be left for the family at www.plumeroverlease.com