United States Marine Corps Lance Corporal Marcus Williams was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. He joined the Marine Corps in August 2021 and served at duty stations in North Carolina, Arizona and California. He was a very hard worker for which he was awarded the WorkHorse of the Wing Award. Marcus passed away on April 6, 2023. His funeral was attended by many of those that he had served with in the Marine Corps.
Marcus loved to help people, and that’s why he chose to serve in the Marine Corps. Anyone that met him would instantly become his friend. His friends at MCAS Cherry Point in North Carolina have shared with his family that the base hasn’t been the same without his smile, jokes and laughter to get them through their day. Marcus is greatly missed and will always be loved in everyone’s hearts.