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Marcus Polk

February 2, 1978 ~ September 19, 2021 (age 43)

Obituary

Marcus Marcus Fochik Polk passed from this life on September 19th, 2021 at the age of 43. He came into this world on February 2nd, 1978, in Talihina, Oklahoma to Willard and Sharon Jo (Nowabbi) Polk. He graduated from Bennington High School in 1996 and attended Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He and Krissy Polk raised their beautiful children Ray and Bub in Durant Oklahoma.


Family hour will be from 6-8:00 PM on Thursday September 23rd, 2021, at the Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma. A funeral service in his honor will be at 2:00 PM Friday September 24th, 2021, at the Bennington Baptist Church with Rev. Olin Williams and Rev. Sharon Yeahquo officiating. His final resting place will be the Bennington Cemetery.


Marcus had a passion for attending rock concerts and had an extraordinary love for the band KoRn. He loved supporting OU football and didn’t mind arguing how good the Sooners were with anyone. He also loved to watch his beloved Atlanta Braves. His greatest joy in life was watching and supporting his kids in all their adventures and activities. He was known for his quick wit, corky comebacks, infectious smile, and the ability to make friends no matter where he was. Marcus had an uninhibited love for life, having fun and spending time with his friends.


Marcus is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents James & Melvina (Roberts) Polk and maternal grandparents Franch & Nora (Oshter) Johnico. Aunts Martha Polk, Verla Hatcher and cousin Miko Nowabbi.


Marcus is survived by his parents Willard & Sharon, his children Rayvan & Rhyon Polk and Layla Nicholson. His siblings Kerry (Polk) Steve & husband Morris, Timothy Polk and fiance Jennifer Belcher, Micah Polk & wife Natasha, Vivian (Polk) Hopkins & husband Nick. His nephews; Sam & Alex Steve, Malachi Polk, Cameron & Caden Hopkins and Axel & Isiah Polk. His nieces; Morgan Steve, Mackenzie Polk, Carmen & Casey Hopkins; and great nieces Norra Wilson & Isabella Steve.

Services are under the direction of Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 23, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home
121 North 5th
Durant, OK 74701

Funeral
Friday
September 24, 2021

2:00 PM
Bennington 1st Baptist Church

Interment
Friday
September 24, 2021

3:00 PM
Bennington Cemetery

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