Age 44, passed away, Saturday, April 12, 2014. Mark was born in Marshall, Michigan on April 23, 1969. A Holt resident since 2008, Mark was the store manager of the Grand Ledge Walmart off West Saginaw for 3 years but an employee of the Walmart Corporation for 14 years. Prior to that he worked at Felpausch for 16 years. He was a huge Nascar fan and liked to golf. His daughter, Makayla was the light of his life, he loved playing with her and just to be near her. A loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend will be dearly missed by all that knew him. Mark is survived by his loving wife of ten years, Marne; daughter, Makayla Lynn Darby; brother, Scott Darby; mother, Margaret Darby; mother-in-law, Sandy Carlson; aunts and uncles, Jim (Ellen) McDonald, Art (Mary) Neibarger, Mike (Carol) Rork and Gayle (Richard) Bouters; brother in law and sister in law; Evan (Amy) Behling; nephews, Alex and Isaac. Also surviving is a large extended family. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11:00 AM at the Palmer, Bush & Jensen Family Funeral Home, Holt Chapel with Rev. Russell Marklund officiating. Interment will take place in Maple Lawn Cemetery in Boyne City. The family will receive relatives and friends, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Palmer, Bush & Jensen Family Funeral Home, Holt Chapel, 5035 Holt Rd., Holt, MI. Visitation will continue at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions can be made to Ele’s Place in memory of Mark.