Randall F. Mark Atcher passed away on June 30, 2018, at Norton Suburban Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine, step-mother Elizabeth, brother, Christopher, three daughters, Laurel J. Atcher, Victoria L. Nugent, Genevieve M. Martin, one son, William A. White, III, and two grandchildren, D. Rayne Wilson and Alan J. Nugent.
Mark served 28 years in the US Army and Army Reserve, retiring in 1995 as a Lieutenant Colonel in the 100th Division (Training). He also supported the USAR as a technician in both the 100th Division (Training) in Louisville, Kentucky and the 317th Military Police Battalion, in Tampa, Florida, retiring in 2005.
Performing as Mark Atcher, he played in Louisville and Clearwater, FL, areas as a solo act and with various bands. He started his 60 year musical career on WHAS with his father Randy Atcher on Hayloft Hoedown and the Crusade for Children. He also played with various bands, including High, Wide, and Handsome, Southern Comfort and most recently, Grand Slam. He played for 16 years at the Early Bird Dinner Theater in Clearwater, Florida, and for three years in the pit orchestra for the Young Hearts Theatre group in Louisville, KY.
A Celebration of Life / Jam Session will be held at Bearno's Pizza in Jeffersontown (10212 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville KY 40299) on Monday, July 30, 2018 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or the Crusade for Children.
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