Jack Leroy Markham


Jack Leroy Markham, 77, a 12 year resident of Friendswood, TX, passed away April 2, 2016. Mr. Markham was born April 19, 1938 in Peoria, IL. He proudly served the Navy from April 19, 1955 to April 30, 1959. Mr. Markham served as a deacon and a member of New Life Assembly of God. Those that knew Jack would say that he was a Jack of all trades.

 Mr. Markham is preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Dorothy Markham; brothers: Virgil Markham and Louis Markham.

He leaves behind his wife of 36 years, Betty Markham; daughters: Karen Starbuck and husband Dirk, Jolene Lehman and husband Randall, Teresa Leutwyler and husband Aaron; sons: Steve Phillips and wife Liz, John Markham and Kenny Phillips and wife Delia; 22 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.

 There will be a visistation on Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 5-7 pm at Crowder Funeral Home in Pearland, with a funeral service to begin at 7pm. 



  1. Steve, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this difficult time…

    Your friends at Marmon Ride Control in Ronkonkoma, NY

    Chad Plank
  2. So sorry to hear of your loss. Ace and I are praying for the family. Jack was always good to us. We love you guys!

    Judy Dennis
  3. Our hearts and prayers are with the family. Jack had a way to make you feel so special and loved. He will be sorely missed. Betty we are praying for your peace. We love you.

    Kathy and Kevin Robertson
  4. I will be praying for you and all of your family. Jack will be missed . He and Betty were such a mess. Such loving and kind people that made you feel truly loved and welcomed.
    Love and prayers,

    Pamela Sweeney

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