Services for Mark Gile, 60, Lawrence will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 24th at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
Mark died Sunday, July 18, 2021, at his home in Lawrence, Kansas with his family by his side. Mark’s passing comes after a long, brave battle with Glioblastoma.
He was born January 15, 1961 in Wichita, the son of Gerald and Dorothy Gile. He graduated from Wichita North High School in 1979 and went to Kansas University where he played baseball before being drafted by the Texas Rangers organization. After playing baseball for several years, he returned to Lawrence.
Mark married Susan Bowen on April 13, 1991 in Lawrence. She survives of the home. They had two children together, Aaron (Lawrence) and Kristen (Overland Park). His children were his pride and joy and he spent their youth attending their sporting events and supporting them in every way possible. He also had a new grandson, Axel who he was just enjoying getting to know.
Other survivors include his mother, Dorothy, Wichita; A sister, Nancy (Nunie), Wichita; three brothers, Harlan (Kelly), Wichita, Galen (Sandy), Foley, Alabama, and Jeff, Fort Worth, Texas; many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father, Gerald, two nephews, Tom and Nicholas and a Niece, Bayli, brother-in-law, Scott, grandparents, and many aunts and uncles.
Memorials may be made to Rumsey Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence, Kansas 66044.