A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. at The Rock, on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
Mark graduated from Turlock High School in Turlock, Calif., and went to college for two years before joining the US Air Force. While in the service he was stationed in the Philippines, Azores, Saudi Arabia and in Egypt. He retired after 20 years of service.
Mark was a deacon at his church. Mark loved working on his 1936 Ford pickup. He loved his family and he has been one of the most honorable persons you could know.
Mark is survived by his mother, Diane Todd, of Turlock, his son, Raymond Lou Maggard, and a nephew, Nick Lauderbaugh, his stepmother, Claudia Maggard of Modesto, Calif., and two stepbrothers Michael Maggard and John Maggard. Mark was preceded in death by his father, Ray S. Maggard, and his sister, Shellie Rae Maggard.