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Mark A. Dryden

December 4, 2017

Burial Date: December 11, 2017

Floral Hills Funeral Home 5336 Old Taylor Mill Road Covington, KY 41015 Dec. 11, 6 p.m.

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Mark Anthony Dryden, Age 64 died December 4, 2017 from complications of lymphatic leukemia and congestive heart failure. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Martha; daughter Sarah and husband James; son Joshua and wife Kelley; grandson Owen Ernest; sister Cleo; brothers Charles and John; 3 nephews; 1 niece numerous cousins and friends. Mark made an impact in the KKY/Ohio area by becoming a licensed scuba search and rescue volunteer. He was a member of the Golden Rule Masonic Lodge; where he acted as a Master and Past Master. He was a volunteer for numerous charities in the local area. He became a Boy Scout Troop Counselor and he coached little league. Mark became a licensed Master Plumber in three states. Mark will be remembered as a great story teller. He loved to sing and play the banjo and guitar while performing at the Masonic Lodge. He loved to spend time with his family and he never met a stranger. Mark will be cremated and laid to rest at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. A Memorial Gathering will be held at Floral Hills Funeral Home on Monday, December 11, 2017 from 4pm until 6pm. A Masonic Service will be held at 6pm with a Christian Service immediately following.