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Alonzo Marcum

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Alonzo Marcum Obituary
Marcum Alonzo Marcum, age 93, died Sunday, August 10, 2014, at Country View of Sunbury, Ohio. He was born June 20, 1921, in Crum, West Virginia to Sherman Marcum and Melinda (Ninnie) Williamson Marcum. Preceded in death by his wife Lucreasey Parsley Marcum, sisters May Spaulding, Hazel Ward, Rebecca Newman, brothers Alex Marcum, Roscoe Marcum, daughter-in-law Linda Blaker Marcum, granddaughter-in-law Lisa (Sheets) Marcum. Alonzo is survived by his sons, Clyde and Sherman (Ann) Marcum; daughter, Barbara (Gary) Steele; grandchildren, Lisa (Brad) Gerwig, Justin Marcum, Sherman (Tiffanie) Marcum, Jennifer (Ed) Miller, Stacie (Aaron) Taylor, Ryan Steele, Emily (Travis) Cordes, and David (Jessica) Steele; 12 great-grandchildren; and sister, Mary Meade. Alonzo was a devoted husband and father who loved his family and instilled in them the value of hard work. Dad was an accomplished Bluegrass musician who loved playing the guitar and singing with his wife and his brother, Alex. He loved sports and was a life-long Cincinnati Reds fan and a passionate West Virginia Mountaineers fan. Our memories of Dad will live in our hearts forever. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the SCHOEDINGER NORTHEAST CHAPEL, 1051 E. Johnstown Rd. (at Beecher Rd.), Gahanna, with a ceremony to begin at 7 p.m. Funeral Service will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at YOUNG FUNERAL HOME, 201 W. Main St., Louisa, KY, with family receiving friends from 10 a.m. until time of service. Interment at Christian Cemetery, Fort Gay, WV. Contributions in Alonzo's memory may be made to Countryview of Sunbury, Activity Fund, 14961 N Old 3c Rd., Sunbury, OH 43074. Visit www.schoedinger.com to share a favorite memory or send a condolence.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 13, 2014
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