Mark E. Eubanks, age 61, army veteran and stand-up comic was born to raise laughter on June 6, 1960, left for his final Comedy Special September 11, 2021. In the front row will be his parents Beverly Eugene and Deana Mae Eubanks (parents); his father-in-law King Yee and his brother-in-law Jeffrey Yee. Waiting in the wings to perform are his wife Dr. Keli Yee, daughters Jade Eubanks and Amber (Jeremy) Stoots, grandchildren Lexi and Kaitlyn Stoots, mother-in-law Connie Yee; sister-in-law Tracy (Jeff) Powell; sisters Jamie Morris, Robin Barton, Kelly Oliver, and Quinn Eubanks, Also the children of his heart Jessica Banks, Dave Steele, Crafton Carter, Sarah Conley, Cole Moreland, Drew Gates, and Rick Deweese. Nieces and nephews Kris Powell, Grace Powell, Jeffrey Driggers, Christy Driggers, Jason and Debra Jarvis. Special friends he holds dear to his heart; Eric Nehland; Bob Intynre, Corey and Casey Washer. A special thanks to Hospice of Central Ohio caregivers Michael, Chelsea, Chaplain Tanner, Phil, Lisa, Bonita, Mary Jo, Keshia, and so many others that came and shared his life with us.
In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to consider a memorial contribution to Hospice of Central Ohio for they are angels on this earth.
Those that knew him understand that it is hard to describe Mark in words. He was one of the first American soldiers invited and graduated from French Commando School in 1977 with his buddy, Chris Brown. He used to describe himself as the “ultimate badass.” He was a paratrooper and pathfinder for the US Army. Both is father and grandfather were military pilots. He began performing comedy as part of Rathbone and Eubanks. He had to pleasure to be very good friends and often performed with Robin Williams. He performed on Joan Rivers first show with Robin Williams and Jonathon Winters. He performed in more Evening at the Improvs than any other comic; his two favorites are with Kareem Abdul Jabar and Amanda Plummer. He started the Secret Santa at the Funnybone comedy club in 1984, which raised millions of dollars for the Secret Santa organization through the 30+ years of performances, which was often hosted by John Rathbone and Dino Tripodis.
Please visit Tiddfuneralservice.com to share favorite memories. Visitation is on October 1, 2021 beginning at 5pm with a brief service at 6-7pm at 5265 Norwich Street Hilliard, Ohio 43026. 614-876-1722.