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Mark Joshua McIntyre
April 19, 1956 ~ February 5, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old
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Mark was called home in the evening hours of February 5, 2024. He was surrounded by his family.
Mark Joshua McIntyre, son of the late Beatrice Carnelius and John Henry McIntyre, was born on April 19, 1956 in Portsmouth, VA. Mark was the 9th of 10 children born to his parents. Mark is preceded in death by his loving parents, 3 of his siblings Milton, David, and Annie, and his beloved son Christopher Lamont Buckner-McIntyre.
Mark lived a large portion of his early life in Norfolk, VA and then graduated from Ballou High School in Washington DC in 1973. He then went on to serve his country, serving in both the United States Army and Army National Guard; combined he served from 1973-1979. During that time, he moved to Wichita, KS where he continued his service in the Army National Guard of Kansas. In Wichita, KS, as a result of his marriage to Joyce McIntyre, he was blessed with three wonderful children: Christopher, Marcus, and Alesia. He loved and cherished his children deeply whom meant the world to him. He was a devoted father and took great pride in watching them grow. It was during this time, that Mark started to recognize the calling on his life for the ministry and sharing of God's word.
After completing his contract with the Army Reserves, Mark began his career in aviation. He went on to become an Operations Manager with Boeing/Spirit Aircraft, even having a key role in the building of Air Force One. He concluded his career after dedicating 35 years of service, retiring with distinction.
Later in life, Mark found love again and on February 7, 2011 , he married Kimberly Conley McIntyre. Their marriage brought happiness into his life and they shared many meaningful and joyous moments together. From this marriage he had the privilege of welcoming two bonus children: Jerica and Jalen.
Early in life; Mark had accepted the calling to spread the teachings and word of God. With his loving and supporting first lady Kim by his side, he would found and pastor his own church, Jehovah Jireh Christian Family Center in New Bern, North Carolina.
Mark possessed the remarkable gift of uplifting even the darkest of days. With the wisdom of scripture, he brought solace and spiritual direction to everyone he encountered. His unwavering commitment and affection for his loved ones exemplified his deep-rooted love for Christ. Mark's unshakeable faith and reliance on God served as a steadfast anchor and shield of protection for his family.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2024, at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 17, at 1 p.m. at Jernigan-Warren Chapel. Burial will follow at Rockfish Memorial Park
He is survived by his wife Kimberly, his son Marcus (Porsha), daughter Alesia; bonus daughter Jerica (Chase), bonus son Jalen (Mackenzie); 11 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 6 siblings: John, Shirley, Catherine, Timothy, Jeremiah, and Eunice, along with a hosts of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, and friends.
Arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, N.C. 28301