Marcus Anthony Jones, age 17

Lost to gun violence on August 10, 2014 in Davenport, Iowa.

Photo sources:

News sources:

58153 candles have been lit for Marcus.

This is one of our top pages of all time!

Light a candle for Marcus.

Ask your friends to light a candle or come back tomorrow to light another candle for Marcus.

Visitors created this profile for Marcus:

  • Nickname:
    Marco Polo
    Marcus (his real name was Anthony)
    Marco Polo (and please don't allow anyone to delete this)
    Marky, (and please stop deleting this, it,s very disrespectul to our family)
    Marcus (Anthony was his real name)
    Marky when he was litttle and only grandma and mom could call him that as he got older
    Marco Polo; by grandma and summer friends at a campground
  • Number of children:
    he was taken before he could, but wanted many with the woman of his dreams
    Zero, but wanted many after he found the girl of his dreams
  • Personality:
    he was a funny and sweet person
    loyal to those who he loved and cared about and a friend to those who he didn't know
    good person to talk to about anything whenever to need to laugh he was there
    he was a good boy and he didnt deserve what he got R.I.P
    beautiful blue eyes
    one of a kind ❤️❤️❤️
    Marcus had a heart of gold, he was there for everyone, loved kids and would have made a great father
    Marcus loved to make people laugh, he couldn't stand seeing anyone sad
  • Occupation:
    teenager, just getting started
    Burger King, McDonalds, Hardee's and was going to start at UPS when he turned 18
  • Workplace:
    McDonald's and was to start at UPS but was murdered before it could happen.
    Last place of employment was McDonalds
  • Schools attended:
    Lincoln, J.B.Young, Central, West in Davenport Iowa.
    Marcus just passed his GED. His diploma came after he was murdered
    Lincoln elementary, J.B. Young, Davenport West and Davenport Centeral
  • Comments:
    Death does not define us nor does it stop us from being
    Those who took away his physical life forgot about his spiritual one.
    Marcus is with us now more than he ever was in life and he looks down on ALL of us
    I remember marcus when he was lil man we truly love n miss you cuz
    Rest in Paradise. Love from Bakersfield California💙
    Rest in paradice
    love from durant oklahoma
    Sending love and prayers -From Bakersfield CA
    Love and prayers from Tacoma Washington -Jennifer Landers
    Sending love and prayers💗☹️You’ll forever be missed♥️B.I.P MARCUS😘
    Love from above...🦋🦋🦋.
    Love, Hugs, Thoughts,. and Prayers from Bakersfield CA
    Marcus went for his GED and passed - his diploma came in the mail about a month after he was killed
    He never got to see the diploma and that's too sad.
    He had the most beautiful color of blue eyes and a handsome smile to match!!!
    To the person who likes to delete the coments left here; you can't kill him twice
    and by deleting you are only making his memory stronger - so therefore he lives on!

Other nearby fatal shootings: