1993 — 2022
Alec Markland, beloved friend, son, and brother, passed away Friday, April 22, 2022, at his home in Jacksonville, FL. He was 29 years old. Alec was born Alexander Credence Markland on February 7, 1993 in Martinsville, Virginia, to parents Leslie and Charles Markland. He was an avid reader and gamer who loved to help others and make people laugh. His earliest memories included exploring nature with his sisters, Ashley Carrington Shaw and Adrian Casey Gaultney, inventing games, and watching movies. He graduated from the Marine Science Educational Center in 2011 with a passion for fishing and a love for people and animals. He rescued and homed many strays, animals, and friends alike. That's...