Mr. Marcus Adrian Douglas, II

Marcus Adrian Douglas, II, 6, of Kingsport passed away suddenly Wednesday, November 25, 2020, in Virginia. He has gone to be with Jesus and his beloved Nana, Carmelita Samples.

Marcus’s family and Paw Patrol were his favorite things in life. Born in Kingsport on May 29, 2014, to Ashton Douglas of Kingsport and special "Frankie Dad" of New York and Marcus Douglas of New York. He resided in Kingsport and New York most of his life.

Marcus always left a lasting first impression; he had a heart of gold. Like his mother, he never met a stranger. He loved to watch wrestling and football, while eating cheese pizza and chicken nuggets with honey mustard and ketchup with his Frankie-dad. He sure loved his snuggles with Mommy. He loved to cook and bake and be our grown little helper. He also enjoyed being outside and watching movies and singing along to them. He loved going to Church and loved trying to read the Bible. Marcus enjoyed everything. He loved going to school and making friends. He was the happiest little boy especially when he was with his family.

Marcus is preceded in death by great-great-great-grandmother, Kartha Childs; great-grandmothers, Joyce Samples and Ethel Livingston; great-grandfathers, Leroy Etter and Robert Samples, Sr.; great-uncle, Tommy Samples; and cousin, Holly Hinen.

He is survived by his mother, Ashton; special father, Franklin "Frankie-Dad" Henry, III; father, Marcus Douglas; aunts, Kourtnei "Aunt Ti-Ti" Samples and Valintina "Auntie Pal" Douglas; godmother, Kasey Brooks; uncle, Keith Samples; two sisters, Marla and Adrian Douglas; special great-aunt, Ramona Bryant; Billy "Pepaw" and Tonya "Nay-Nay" Samples; uncle, Bob Samples (Susan); special cousins, Kizzy, Tyleshia, and Natalia Kindle; special teacher, Mrs. Gail Smith, of Lincoln Elementary School; three nieces; two nephews; as well as a host of cousins and friends.

Marcus always wanted to be a police officer when he grew up. He loved with his whole heart and loved deeply. His laugh was so infectious, and his smile is one you can never forget. He will

be deeply and forever missed.

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