Mark Daniel Harber

Mark Daniel Harber
Mark Daniel Harber

Mark Daniel Harber (aka Pops), 65, of Amarillo, TX died Tuesday, August 6, 2019.

Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Memory Gardens Cemetery with Hal Levandowski officiating.  Celebration of life will follow at 3:00 p.m., at Always and Forever Event Center, 1743 W McCormick Rd.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Mark was born April 27, 1954, in Amarillo to Melvin and Dorothy Harber.  He was a genuine person and accepted anyone as they were with no judgement.  The most important thing in his life was his family and friends.

He loved with his whole heart plus some.  Mark enjoyed fishing, especially with his grandsons, the Dallas Cowboys, fantasy football, casinos (luckiest man you ever met), traveling, and SCUBA diving.  Cozumel, Mexico was his favorite vacation spot and he made many memories there with his family and friends.

He worked alongside his brother, Thomas, at Trex Equipment for over thirty years.  He was very dedicated to his job and the family business.

Mark made everyone feel like they were his favorite person.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Terry; his mother, Dorthy; his father, Melvin; and a sister, Claudia.

Survivors include his wife, Vanessa Harber; daughters, Amber Lee and husband Chris, and Lacey Harber and boyfriend, Brad; a son, Daniel Harber and girlfriend, Cassie; grandkids, Jada, Logan, Taran, Camryn and bonus grandkids, Drake, Skyla, and Josselyn; four nieces; eight nephews; lots of great-nieces and great-nephews; sister, Misty Lerch; brothers, Thomas Harber and wife Millie, David Harber and wife Gina, PJ Richardson and wife Linda, and Robert Richardson; and many adopted kids.

Family will receive friends from 6-7:00 p.m., Friday, August 9, 2019, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

7 Replies to “Mark Daniel Harber”

  1. Prayers today for Mark’s family and friends. I remember all the Harber reunions in Odessa. He was always so funny and kept all us kids rolling. So many loved and respected Mark. You will be missed. ❤️

  2. I worked daily for the past two years within arms length of this amazing man. Mark truly was an inspiration and the kind of men most men should aspire to be. He let me into his circle with open arms and helped me thru some pretty hard times in my life, so for that I thank him. I will miss him terribly, seeing him every morning at work with his jokes and contagious laugh. Knowing him made me a better person. I will miss him. Prayers and love to his family.

  3. Such heart break to hear of loosing such a family rock. I never met him but heard so much from others in the past about him and then seeing his photos I felt his caring loving heart & soul. Prays to so many who are hurting….. I’m sure he will be waiting for you with open arms on the other side. Carry on his love.

  4. My love, thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. I have such wonderful memories of Mark . He could always make me laugh. I loved his realness. He always had a kind word for everyone. He was such a gentle soul. My heart goes out to Vanessa, the kids and anyone who was fortunate enough to know him. The world has lost a beautiful person, a rare gem. He will be so missed. I pray for peace and comfort for you all. I love this family so much. Rest in peace Mark.


  5. Was so shocked to hear of Marks passing. He was always so fun to be around, and lived life at full speed. Vanessa, me and Levi are thinking and praying for you. This is heartbreaking 💔

  6. Thinking of you all!! Yes, Mark was such a great, kind, fun guy!! Always brightened my day when crossing paths with him. Your family is so special to Marty & me! We love y’all BIG! Prayers for a special peace & comfort.


    1. Praying for you all. The true definition of a friend. He loved his family more than any person I’ve ever meet. I will miss you my friend.

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