Marion DeQuincy Coath came into this world on February 28, 1982, into the loving arms of his parents, Mack and Loubertha Coath. Growing up, Marion was the youngest in the family and always took care to show his siblings and extended family the love he had for them. Marion, along with his siblings, joined Greater Bethel AME Church in Fairfax, SC, where he served in his younger years as an usher.
Marion was educated in the Allendale County public school system. He graduated from Allendale-Fairfax High School. After graduation, Marion followed in his big brother’s footsteps and enrolled in the United States Army. A proud soldier and one with deep love for his country, Marion served and was sent to different countries while on active duty, protecting and defending our rights. He also served in the Iraq War, as a Specialist. Serving during war is an honor that few have done, but Marion did with exemplary talent and skill. After his tour in Iraq, he decided to come home. He was honorably discharged. Marion was big on family and decided to live in Allendale, SC near his parents, Mack and Loubertha.
His surviving family who will cherish his memories are his loving parents: Mack and Loubertha Coath, Jr., of Allendale, SC; brother, Mack (Jennifer) Coath III, of Allenhurst, GA; sister, Bernice (Micah) Coath Smith, of Rock Hill, SC, Maxine Kearse Rojan and Teresa Kearse; adopted brothers, Darius Heyward and Travarius Heyward; uncles, Ernest Flowers, of Allendale, SC, Willie (Edna Mae) Youmans and Benjamin (LaWanda) Youmans; aunts, Minnie Flowers and Ida Mae Riddle, both of Allendale, SC, Majorie Brooker, Eloise Sanders and Barbara Saxon; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
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