On Friday December 20th, 2019 Mark Donald Will loving husband & father passed away at the age of 66 at Kobacker House. Mark was born November 8th, 1953 to the late Donald Will & Betty Christine Moore of Worthington, Ohio. Survived by wife Janice Hunter Will of 42 years & son Jarrod Mark Will & fiancée Carissa Peters; sister Karen (Dennis) Karshner & brother in-law’s & sister in-law’s & aunt’s, niece’s, nephew’s, cousin’s & is preceded in death by parents Don & Betty Will.
Mark was born in Columbus & grew up in Worthington. He graduated from Worthington High School in 1972 where he was on the swim team. He then attended & graduated from Capital University in 1976 with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. He was on the swim team at Capital & a member of Delta Tau Upsilon fraternity.
After graduation he worked at Reynolds Aluminum in Ashville, OH for a year. He then worked at Sugar Foods, Abbott Foods & Sysco Foods for 36 years in Columbus, OH working in Logistics. Mark was a member of the Columbus Transportation Club for many years, where he served as President from 2000-2001.
He was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church in Westerville for over 40 years. He worked with the Boy Scout Troop 007, was Chairmen of the Social Concerns Committee, was instrumental with the quarterly blood drives at Grace, worked with Habitat for Humanity & Westerville Area Resource Ministries (W.A.R.M), helped teach Sunday School & worked with Bible School in the summers & he was an active member of the Men of Grace Bible study group.
Mark enjoyed the outdoors & loved swimming, boating, skiing & was an avid scuba diver, with experiences diving in the Cayman Islands, Bonaire & the Bahamas. Lake Erie was his source of relaxation where he could either be found working on the house or enjoying the beach. He loved to travel to Myrtle Beach each year & overall lived everyday of his life to the fullest in every way. But most important of all Mark was a dedicated family man.
Visitation will take place from 4-7 PM on Friday Dec. 27th at Grace Lutheran church at 100 E. Schrock road in Westerville, OH. Mark’s funeral will also take place at Grace Lutheran Church on Saturday Dec. 28th at 11 AM. Burial will take place privately on a later date. Contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church or Kobacker Hospice 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, OH 43214.