Mark Alan "Skip" Haas

May 28, 1938 ~ August 25, 2018 (age 80)

Mark Alan “Skip” Haas, 80, of Greensboro, Georgia passed away peacefully early on the morning of August 25, 2018.  He was surrounded and comforted by his family. Skip was born May 28, 1938 in Dallas, Texas and moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 1944.  He graduated from Grady High School in 1956 and subsequently served in the United States Marine Corps from 1956 to 1959.  He married the love of his life, Rita (Taylor) in 1961, and worked as a salesman while raising two sons with his wife. Skip had a true love for life and friends. After retiring he took great enjoyment in golfing with his regular group, spending time with his children and grandchildren and acting at the local Plaza Performing Arts Center as well as with a mystery dinner theatre group.

Skip is survived by his wife, Rita, of 57 years; sons, Keith (Sarah) and Tony; grandchildren, Jackson, Jonathan, Reilly, and William; in-laws, Fran and Jeff Young, and Nancy Haas; nephews, Don and Jeffrey Mitchell; and nieces, Erin and Jennifer Haas.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Jerry and Jimmie Haas; and brother, Richard Haas.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, September, 1, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Lake Oconee Community Church, 1001 Village Park Drive, Suite 107, Greensboro, Georgia.  Dress casual attire. A reception will follow. The family has requested to support JDRF in lieu of flowers ( McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA  (706) 453-2626 is in charge of arrangements.  Visit us at to sign the online guest register.





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