Adam Markert

Published 6:49 pm Sunday, December 9, 2018

Adam Weslee Markert, 35, died tragically Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Adam was born March 20, 1983 in Pasquotank to Ned Markert and Bonny Payment Blanchard. He was the owner and operator of a HVAC company. He was famously generous, selfless and kind. Adam was a proud member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. He enjoyed outdoor activities, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends. Adam was known for his contagious smile and was beloved by all who knew him. He was a devoted and loving son, brother, nephew, grandson, uncle and friend. He will be dearly missed by all.

Adam is survived by his father, Ned Markert; mother, Bonny Payment Blanchard and Chuck Waller; sisters, Sarah Anne Markert and Karen E. Markert; maternal grandmother, Madeline Payment; aunts, Shelley Kannan and husband Ravi, Ginger MacDonald and husband Fred, and Jessie Rivers; uncles, Mike Payment and wife Judy and Jim Markert; two nephews, Weslee Anthony Michael and Trent Fire Michael; and Shawn R. Markert. He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Merlin “Bunny” Payment; paternal grandparents, Lee and Mildred Markert; and by an uncle, Norman Payment.

The family extends their thanks and deepest gratitude for the community’s love and support during this difficult time.

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A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, December 10, 2018 at Duck United Methodist Church with the Rev. John Tyson officiating. The family will receive friends at the church following the service. Interment will take place at a later date in Hampton Cemetery, Waterlily, NC. Memorial donations may be made to the Adam W. Markert Memorial Fund, c/o Bonny P. Blanchard, PO Box 83, Aydlett, NC 27916.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Markert family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at