Mark Allen Chitwood, 47 of Oneida, passed away peacefully in his sleep, January 5, 2017, at home.

Born in Scott County November 14, 1969, he was preceded in death by his grandparents: Pershing Chitwood and James E. and Juanita Terry; sister, Marcia Chitwood; uncle and aunts: Cletus Terry, Linda Terry and Sue Thompson; and in-laws, Ressie West and Allen West.

He was a member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church.

He is survived by his parents, Steve and Gail Seven of Oneida; wife, Samantha West Chitwood of Oneida; son, Kirby Chitwood; step-children, Christian Lawrence and Leisha (Brian) Marcum, both of Oneida; grandmother, Prillie Chambers of Oneida; sister, Heather (Clint) Cecil of Helenwood; nephews and nieces: Luke and Reid Cecil, Brooke Miller, Ravan Richmond and Journey Owens; uncles and aunts: Curtis  (Betty) Terry of Allardt, Ronnie (Jewell) Terry and Shawn Beaty, both of Jamestown, Michael (Benessa) Terry, Doris (Junior) Potter, Vella (Mike) Loyd, Debbie (Danny) Sexton, Karen Keeton and Delmer Thompson, all of Oneida, Virginia Mills and Shirlean (Andrew) Phipps, both of Muncie, Ind., Kenneth Terry of Armathwaite, Oralee (Lynn) Seagraves of Richmond, Ind., and Sharon Strunk of Winfield; in-laws: Bill West, Phyllis (Beamon) Pike, Greg (Carilyn) West and William (Perian) West; special friend, Steve Dixon; and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted January 8, in the chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Robert King and Bro. Andy Phipps officiating. Music was provided by Allen Carson, Doris Potter and Gail Seven. Graveside service was conducted January 9, at Marcum-Kidd Cemetery.

Arrangements by Jones & Son Funeral Home.