July 31, 1952 - November 5, 2021
Patrick Michael Markham (Poppy, Pops, Birdman), age 69, unexpectedly passed on November 5, 2021, at Prince William Hospital surrounded by family and love. Pat was born on July 31, 1952, in Washington, D.C. to the late Thomas and Joan Markham. He grew up in Fairfax City amongst the Fairview Gang. He was the second oldest of their seven children together. Pat was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who enjoyed every day of his life that involved his family. He was self-employed as the President of an Interior Architectural Design Company. In his free time, he touched the lives of many through his love of music and playing his guitar. Although, he could play any instrument you put in front of him. As a lifelong native of the Northern Virginia area, his work and personal life had an impact on many communities in development. He loved to fish and teach others how to enhance their skills in the sport. Pat married Sandra Lee Markham on September 23, 1978, in Falls Church forever in love and celebrated 43 anniversaries together. Through their love, he will be forever remembered in the hearts of his daughter, Jillian Leigh West, her husband, Damien Robert West and his grandchildren Trenton Patrick, Kayli Nicole, Damien Tyler, and Avari Rose. Pat will be fondly remembered by his son Shannon Dee Williams, his wife Lizzie Ware Williams, his grandchildren Victoria BreAnne, Veronica Danielle, Valerie Brooke, Ethan Taylor, Gabrielle Grace, Savannah Caroline, and his great grandchildren Jameson, Carson, Bradlee, and Paisley. He is survived by his siblings Kathleen Marion Kearns, Eileen Heather Johnson, John Henry Markham, Maureen Gay Raymond, Bonnie Gail Ernest, Colleen Marie Dick, Jane Marie Talbot, Michael Patrick Markham, and Duang Cannon. He is also survived by his Aunt Marianne Parker, Uncle John Dalton, and Uncle Stafford, who were always there for him through love and support. They were always in his heart. Family and friends are invited to the memorial service at 11 am on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at Pierce Funeral Home located at 9609 Center Street, Manassas, Virginia 20110. A small reception to follow. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Patrick Michael Markham (Poppy, Pops, Birdman), age 69, unexpectedly passed on November 5, 2021, at Prince William Hospital surrounded by family and love. Pat was born on July 31, 1952, in Washington, D.C. to the late Thomas and Joan Markham.... View Obituary & Service Information
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