Harold Knox Markland, 84, of Mt. Sterling, died on June 15, 2019 at VA Medical Center in Lexington. He was born in Mt. Sterling on September 13, 1934 to the late Earl and Elsie Collins Markland.
Harold was a native of Mt. Sterling, of the Christian Faith and a United States Army Veteran. He had a big personality and liked meeting new friends who knew him as "little man" or "round man". Harold enjoyed shooting pool, playing cards especially Rook, fishing and he was a collector of everything. He loved his family and friends and will be missed by them all.
He is survived by two daughters, Sheila Puckett (Tim) of Mt. Sterling and Mariesa Raymer Watson (Michael) of Lexington; one son, Jeff Caldwell (Casey Howard) of Mt. Sterling; seven grandchildren, Daffney Banta of Nicholasville, Stephanie Arthur (Logan) of Richmond, Brad Puckett (Ellie) of Louisville, Jusstine Edmonson (Aaron) of Waco, Jason Caldwell (Erica) of Mt. Sterling, Madison Caldwell and Colton Caldwell, both of Mt. Sterling and eight great grandchildren.
Harold's wife of fifty years, Sally Markland, preceded him in death in 2016. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one daughter, Connie Hatton; four brothers, George Markland, Bobby Markland, Rodney Markland and Charles Markland; four sisters, Louise Jones, Edna Markland, Elizabeth "Bush" Markland and Phyllis Queen.
Funeral will be Friday, June 21, 2019 at 2:00PM. Visitation will be Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 5:00PM -8:00PM, both will be held at Queen Street Christian Fellowship. Reverend Darrell Hayden will be officiating.
Pallbearers: Harry Johnson, Michael Watson, Bo Queen, Timmy Collins, Jackie Jones and Cody Martin.
Honorary Pallbearers: Buddy Collins, Betty Stull and Michael Darnell.