June 12, 1957 - April 30, 2013
ELKHART - James Mark Moorehead, 55, of Elkhart, passed away at 11:13 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Elkhart General Hospital.
He was born June 12, 1957, in Zanesville, Ohio, to James and Faith (Spillman) Moorehead.
On May 2, 1992, in Elkhart he married Machela (Ott) Taylor.
She survives along with three children, Melissa Taylor of Elkhart, Brandie (Jimmy) Berry of Mount Vernon and Robin Moorehead of Zanesville; and two grandchildren, Lyncon and Bella. Also surviving are his parents, James and Faith Moorehead, both of Zanesville; five brothers and sisters, Rick (Margaret) Moorehead of Zanesville, Terry (Debbie) Moorehead and Kevin (Carol) Moorehead, both of Zanesville, Joanna (Rick) Lowry of Adamsville and Jeanine (Steve) Stover of Zanesville.
A son, Matthew Taylor, preceded him in death on March 21, 2000.
Mark was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Calvary Assembly of God, was the church photographer and was involved in many church dramas. Mark was a self-professed Star Trek geek, a member of the NRA and he loved to sing and act. One of his greatest joys was being a grandpa. He was the custodian at the church for many years.
Visitation for family and friends will be two hours prior to the 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, funeral service at Calvary Assembly of God. Pastor Brian Whidden will preside and cremation will follow. Burial with full military honors will take place at a later date in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be given to the church. To send an online condolence visit www.wmzfh.com.