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Markley Lawrence Prince III
  • September 23, 1932 - July 30, 2013
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • The Church of the Good Shepherd
    1393 Miles Drive
    Charleston, SC 29407

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Charleston, SC 29414
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“A friend of our family before I was born.Now,65yrs.later he was like family. Both, Bubba and Merle have given us so much love and compassion that...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Joyce and Johnny Johnson - SC

“May God bless you and your family at this sad time. Mr. Prince was a funny and honorable man. Our office at Shadowmoss loved it when he would come by...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Jeanette Lamb - Charleston, SC

“sad loss of a funny, family, strong, stand up guy. Pam, Ashlie, Afton, Chad, Merrick ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: Pam - Clearwater, FL

“Bro. Mark Prince will surely be missed. He was an awesome example of God's unconditional love to all he met. He always had an encouraging word and...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Keisha Hawes - Charleston, SC

“Aunt Merle and family, I am so sadden by the loss of Uncle Bubba. He was one of the best men I ever knew in my life. I am so glad he was a part of...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Jennifer Alvarez - Virginia Beach, VA

“I love you Uncle Bubba! You will live forever in my heart now. Thank you for all the kind words and lessons you have taught me. And my prayers for...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: jennifer alvarez - virginia beach, VA

“Dear Merle and family, When you lose someone very special and precious, no one else can really all that you feel... But, please know that many caring...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Ty & Kathy Collins - Charleston, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss, Lisa Morelli and family. You will all be in my prayers. ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Linda Lefler - York, SC

“Poppy.. Know you are at work in Heaven this very moment serving. Thank you for loving us as your own. We will miss your precious sense of humor. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Lisa Morelli - Charleston, SC

“We are deeply sorry to hear of the loss of Mark. My family and I are out of town at this time and regret not being there to show our respect...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: William Bugg - Charleston, SC

“This candle carries on the lessons of life and kindness that he taught and was known for thanks for the lessons ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Ken & Debbie Wise - Wichita, KS

“Dearest Merle, Words fail to express my deepest love for you and your beloved Mark--my beautiful brother in Christ. He will be dearly missed; but...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Dickie Miler - Summerville, SC

13 of 20 | Posted by: ROSALIND HEYWARD - SC

“Merle and Family, I am so saddened to learn of Mark's passing. He was such a special person to me - a dear friend and the light of Christ whenever...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Judy McMeekin - Surfside Beach, SC

“A gentleman of great respect and intergrity he has left his mark on many for is to carry on ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Ken & Debbie Wise - Wichita, KS

“We are so thankful for the time we were able to spend with Poppop! He was such a loving, caring man. He loved people and was always so much fun to...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: The Rogers/Bailes/Long Bunch

“Thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family during this very difficult time. Elaine, please let us know if there is anything we can do for you....Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Angie & Jerry Palko - Knoxville, TN

“Merle and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Feel so blessed and privileged to have had Mark in my life. His encouragement, wisdom,...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Gene Scarborough - Santee, SC

“My deepest sympathies to Ms. Merle and family. My heart aches for everyone. Mark will be missed so much. I'll be praying for your family. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Catherine Dixon - Charleston, SC

“I am so sorry to hear about Mark passing away. He was always a pleasure to be around. I will be praying that God will comfort each one of his...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Cheryl Henderson - Knoxville, TN

Markley Lawrence "Mark" Prince, III, 80, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Merle Riley Prince entered into eternal rest Tuesday, July 30, 2013. A funeral service will be held Saturday, August 3, 2013, in The Church of The Good Shepherd, 1393 Miles Drive, at 10:00 am. Interment with Military Honors at Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Friday in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Mark was born September 23, 1932 in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Percy Prince Sr. and Sadie Cameron Prince. He was a retired Master Sergeant with the United States Army, serving his country for 22 years. He was also a retired residential builder. He was a life member of The Elks Lodge and very active in The Church of The Good Shepherd in various capacities including Senior Warden, Junior Warden, Lay Deacon, Lay Reader, Eucharistic Minister, Cursillo Rector. He served the Diocese of South Carolina in many leadership capacities. Mark was also dedicated and passionate about Feeding the Multitude. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Merle Riley Prince of Charleston; daughters, Donna P. (Bill) Lathem of Tampa, FL, Elaine P. (Ken) Reed of Knoxville, TN; sons, Timothy C. (Donna) Prince of Summerville, Richard K. (Angel) Prince of Charleston; sisters, Dorothy (Marion) Richardson of Awendaw, SC, Daisey Walsh of Charleston; 15 grandchildren, Chad Prince, Brandt Prince, Mark Prince V, Jessica Villar, Amber Boles, Bill Lathem, Brent Waugh, Craig Prince, Christoper Prince, Cody Prince, Cole Prince, Corbin Prince, Michael Prince, Amelia Prince, Riley Prince; and 6 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Markley L. Prince, IV.Memorials may be made in memory of Mark to The Church of The Good Shepherd, 1393 Miles Drive, ... READ MORE →