He was born on October 3, 1955 in Memphis, Tennessee to his parents, the late James Willard Marquis and Eloise Elmore Marquis.
He is survived by his wife, Jessica Y. South Marquis; children, Lori Dumas, James Marquis III and Jon Paul Marquis; brother, Tim Marquis; sister, Diane Hill; and a host of other relatives and friends.
No local services are scheduled.
Arrangements with CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN.