Irwin Marks, age 94, of Atlanta died Friday, March 20, 2015.

Candle FlameHe is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Ethel Marks of Atlanta; son Steven Marks of Atlanta; son and daughter-in-law Michael and Tanya Marks of Lawrenceville; brother and sister-in-law Herbert and Madeline Marks of California; grandchildren Wendy and Amy; and great-grandchildren Shaun and Chance.

Irwin was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. He served in the U.S. Air Force, was a traveling salesman of boys’ shirtings for almost 40 years, and worked for Green’s Beverage in Atlanta for 10 years.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 22, at Arlington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation. Sign the online guestbook at www.edressler.com. Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.