Mark Godfrey Voight

Published 12:43 pm Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Mark Godfrey Voight, 63, of Groves, Texas passed away on Friday, July 19, 2019 at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas.

He was born on November 22, 1955 to his parents, Virgil Everett Voight and Mary Carpenter Voight in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Mark lived in the area for most of his life. He was a 1974 graduate of Port Neches-Groves High School.

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He worked as a Correctional Officer with Texas Department of Correction for over 25 years and retired due to vision loss.

Mark loved making people laugh, playing guitar and sharing his love of music with his friends and family.

He spent his free time rooting for the Dallas Cowboys, watching old movies and sharing meals with loved ones. He always had room for seconds!

Mark was a follower of Christ and enjoyed sharing his faith with his family. He also collected many vintage guitars and retro memorabilia.

Mark was a loving son, brother, father, grandfather and friend. He was kindhearted, generous, funny and loved by many. He will sincerely be missed by everyone who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his father, Virgil and his niece, Gretchen Voight.

Mark is survived by his two sons, Mason Voight and wife, Brandy of Groves, Spencer Voight and his fiancee’, Ashton Wagner of Round Rock, Texas; his one granddaughter, Ann Marie Voight of Groves; his mother, Mary Voight of Groves; his two brothers, Ranny Voight and wife, Donna of Clarksville, Georgia, Peter Voight and wife, Charlyn of Groves; his niece, Robyn Lovett and husband, Travis; two nephews, Avery and Aidan Voight.

Visitation will be on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 5:00 PM till 8:00 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves. Service to honor Mark’s life will be at 10:00 AM Saturday, July 27, 2019 in the Thompson Memorial Chapel at Clayton Thompson. Graveside service will be at 1:00 PM Saturday at Antioch Cemetery in Buna.

In lieu of flowers, family request donation to any of the following organizations in memory of Mark. Both of these help Texas diabetic sufferers with the purchase of diabetic alert dogs, diabetic alert dog and the Kidney foundation,