Mark Edward Will


Mark Edward Will, age 80, a native of Dayton, Ohio and a resident of Fairhope, Alabama, passed away on Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 at his residence.

He was a 1960 graduate of Spring Hill College, a member of First Baptist Church, Fairhope, a member of the Golden Tones, Gideons International, Eastern Shore Chorale and the Mobile Jaycees.

Mr. Will was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Nina Shirley Will.

Survivors include his wife, Donna C. Will of Fairhope, Alabama; four daughters, Dawn Will (Sean) Gerrells of Alabaster, Alabama, Erin Will (Robert) Harris, Courtney Hice and Kim (Wes) Rylee, all of Fairhope, Alabama; one son, Todd Davis of Atmore, Alabama; two brothers, J. Kemper (Jody) Will and Dr. Peter ( Linda) Douglas Will, all of Denver, Colorado; two sisters, Mary Gretchen Mayo of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Julia (Ken) Roberts of Omaha, Nebraska; grandchildren, Collin, Weston and Grayson Harris, Ryan Gerrells, Ryker Hice, Dayton-Brooke Harris, Brenna Rylee and Amanda Rylee; other relatives and many friends.

Graveside services and interment will be held on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Memory Gardens of Fairhope.

A celebration of life service will follow at First Baptist Church Fairhope at 11:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Gideons International so Bibles will be distributed around the world to the hands that are waiting for them.

Arrangements by Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 19698 Greeno Road, Fairhope, AL 36532, 251-990-7775,