October 3, 1963 — August 31, 2023 Mark Arthur Yoss (59) passed away peacefully in his home on August 31, 2023 in Peachtree City, Georgia. Mark was born October 3, 1963 to loving parents Joel and Loretta (Lori, nee Dolleck) in Springfield, Illinois and raised in Springfield, New Jersey. He raised his daughters Sarah Yoss Simmons and Lauren Yoss Holmes with ex-wife Theresa Fair Nalls, in Raleigh, North Carolina and Fayetteville, Georgia.
He had been living in Peachtree City, Georgia since 2015. Mark attended Jonathan Dayton High School where he was an athlete and known for playing football. After graduating, Mark went on to attend college at Valparaiso University, following in the footsteps of his parents who met there as undergraduates in 1959.
After graduation, Mark settled in Raleigh, North Carolina where he raised his beautiful daughters. Mark had a successful career with Cooper Industries and later entrepreneurial endeavors with an online company and his own staffing agency with PrideStaff. Mark is survived by his loving mother Loretta, his daughters: Sarah and Lauren, his brothers Craig and Eric, and his nieces and nephews Thomas, Benjamin, Lizzie, John and Matthew Yoss.
He is also survived by girlfriend Donna Craft. He will be missed by friends and family. He is predeceased by his father Joel. A funeral service will be celebrated on Friday, September 8 at 2 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church in Hilton Head, SC. A burial will immediately follow at Six Oaks Cemetery in Sea Pines where his father rests. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation to Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head Island, PO Box 22267, Hilton Head Island, SC 29925. Islandfuneralhome.com.