Marcus Nathan Lewis Moses, 26 years old of Kalamazoo, MI, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Kalamazoo. He was born on Wednesday, October 24, 1990 in Decatur, IN the son of David G. Moses and Michele K. (Noll) Moses. Surviving are his parents, David & Michele Moses of Kalamazoo, MI; companion of six years, Vanessa Pinto of Kalamazoo, MI and her parents, Juan Luis Rivera and Maribel Burgos of Villalba, Puerto Rico; brother, Matthew (Angela) Moses of Kalamazoo, MI; sister, Michaela Moses of Indianapolis, IN; maternal grandfather, Robert Noll of Decatur, IN; and paternal grandparents, Larry & Sid Moses of Fort Wayne, IN. He was a loving uncle to nephew, Elyzian Moses, and nieces, Maya Moses, Ruby Moses, and Lenly Bonita Grace. Preceding Marcus in death was his maternal grandmother, Bonnie Noll. Prior to moving to Michigan, Marcus attended Adams Central Community Schools in Monroe, Indiana. He graduated with honors from Mattawan High School in Mattawan, Michigan, where he was involved in baseball and basketball. He graduated Suma Cum Laude from Western Michigan University with a degree in biomedical sciences, and in addition he graduated from the Lee Honors College. He served as a teacher assistant and research assistant at WMU and was a Fellow for Howard Hughes Medical Institute. After graduating from WMU, he was an employee at Residential Opportunities Inc. assisting individuals with mental and physical challenges. Marcus volunteered at hospitals and contributed to raising awareness for the homeless. He was also employed at Borgess Medical Center assisting crisis and fall risk patients. Currently Marcus had been a full-time medical student at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine where he was in the top of his class. He was a member of Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society at MSU-COM and the Internal Medicine Club and Integrated Community Medicine. Marcus had a strong Christian faith with the support of Valley Family Church in Kalamazoo and had attended the 1st Presbyterian Church in Decatur prior to moving to Michigan. He was a compassionate and caring man that went above and beyond when serving others. He was humble and known as a quiet leader. He wanted to make a difference by raising awareness that colon cancer can happen in young people and may occur without symptoms. His MSU-COM classmates raised colon cancer awareness by selling t-shirts and were very supportive of Marcus. He was fluent in Spanish and enjoyed traveling to Puerto Rico to spend time with Vanessa and her family and friends. He loved and cherished Vanessa with future plans of sharing a life. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017 in the Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur with Pastor Matt Munson officiating. Interment will follow at the Decatur Cemetery. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 pm, Friday, April 14 in the Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur. Preferred memorials are to Colon Cancer Alliance.