Mark Wayne Compton

Born: Fri., May 29, 1959
Died: Fri., Sep. 21, 2018

Memorial Service

Wed., Sep. 26, 2018

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Mark Wayne Compton, 59, of 281 Milesville Road, Elon died suddenly at his home on Friday September 21, 2018. Born in Danville, Virginia son of the late William Edward Compton Sr. and the late Elaine McDaniel Compton, in addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Compton.  First and foremost Mr. Compton loved and adored his grandchildren and also his family.  He loved hunting and fishing, as well as watching Nascar racing.    

Surviving are his wife of nearly eighteen years, Jan Loucks Compton, of the home; two sons Mark Compton of Texas and Andrew Compton and wife Missy of Peterborough, Ontario; one step daughter Tamara Johnston of Elon; one brother William Compton and wife Joy of Dry Fork, VA; one sister Janet Owens and husband Emory of Danville, VA.  Four grandchildren, Hayden Johnston, Jaycee Barber, Ellie Compton, and Piper Compton; and several nieces and nephews.  

There will be a time for friends and family to share memories on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Mr. Compton’s home.  The family will receive friends other times, at the home, as well.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association National Center 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231 or the American Diabetes Association 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900 Arlington, VA 22202.

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Harrelson Funeral Services of Yanceyville, NC has the privilege of serving the Compton Family.

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Laurie Huggins
   Posted Sun September 23, 2018
Jan, Tamara, Hayden, Jaycee and family, my deepest condolences and sympathies. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Rob and Nancy Loucks
   Posted Tue September 25, 2018
You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Sending much love!

Lou Slade
   Posted Wed September 26, 2018

Just found out about Mark and so sorry for your loss,he was such a nice person and when he came over enjoyed talking to him so much about things happen years ago....He would always say got to go by and see my friend Al. Your loss is HEAVENS gain. Take care Jan Love you and see you soon.

Carol Darnell Varner
   Posted Thu September 27, 2018
Andy & Mark I am sorry for the loss of your dad .
And Jan I am sorry for the loss of your husband
Mark was a good brother in law to me.
Aunt Carol

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