Mark Satterwhite '70
January 23, 2017 3:44 PM
updated: January 24, 2017 4:15 PM
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Mark Alan Satterwhite
March 11, 1947 - January 18, 2017
Mark Satterwhite passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2017. He was 69 years old. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas on March 11, 1947, to his parents Jack Reginald Satterwhite and Lillidale Fullick Satterwhite. He and his brother, Scott, grew up in nearby Sinton,
Texas. Mark was active in sports and music during his high school years and earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He graduated from Sinton High School and attended Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets- Company E-2, the Singing Cadets
and the Aggie Class of '70. He previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Former Students’ Association and was a Class of “70 class agent.
After graduating with his Bachelor’s degree, Mark was commissioned into the United States Army, then later served in the National Guard and Army Reserves. He eventually retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. In civilian life, Mark worked for a couple of years as
a bank examiner, then joined his father in their family’s business, Satterwhite Insurance Agency in Sinton, and ended his work career as Office Manager for Dunham Engineering. Mark also served his beloved Texas A&M University as Recruiting Coordinator for
the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets and in various positions in Transportation Services.
Mark was passionate about the piano, playing for weddings, churches, receptions and dinners. At the time of his death, he was the organist/pianist for First United Methodist Church in Brenham. He served as Secretary for the College Station Rotary Club, was
a former member of the Board of Directors for the Brazos Valley Symphony, and actively volunteered for Meals on Wheels. At home, Mark loved to spend hours working in his yard and sharing time with his cat, Chappie.
Mark was generous with his time as a community volunteer. He was a passionate Aggie, a fine musician and a gentle soul. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Randi and Chris Daniel, and his sons Ross and Brett Satterwhite, all of College Station and
grandsons Lee Michael Daniel and Joshua Alex Daniel. He is also survived by a brother, Scott. Other mourners include Mark’s beloved friends associated with the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets, his church family, and his network of extended family and
A Memorial Service to celebrate Mark will be held at First United Methodist Church in Brenham on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: First United Methodist Church Brenham (408 N. Baylor, Brenham, TX 77833) or to the Association of Former Students Class of '70 Endowed Aggie Ring Scholarship (505 G. Bush Drive, College Station, TX 77840)
JAN 26. 11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
408 North Baylor
Brenham, TX, US, 77833
___________________________________________________________________________ (Published in) The (Bryan-College Station) Eagle (on) January 20, 2107
Mark Satterwhite, 69, of College Station, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Life Celebration Services have been entrusted to Hillier Funeral, Cremation and Bereavement Specialists of College Station.