Wayne “Legus” Edmond Marcum,
age 84, of Nancy, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at
the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center.
Wayne was born on November 11,
1931, in De Land, Illinois, son of the late Arnold and Clara
He married Marietta Epperson on May 1,
1971, in Georgia.
Wayne was retired from the State Highway
He enjoyed hunting and farming, and
going ginseng digging.
Wayne was a member of Delmer Church of
He is survived by his wife,
Marietta; his son, Terry Edmond Marcum, of Florida, and Shannon
Marcum and Kevin Marcum, both of Nancy; his daughters, Kathy Jo
(and Charlie) Cope, of Florence, Karen Sue (and Christopher)
Serafini, of Syracuse, New York; Doris Ann Marcum, of
Cincinnati, Ohio; his step-daughter, Elaine Frye, of Nancy; his
step-son, Virthel (and Jennifer) Burton, of Nancy; his brothers,
Lewell Marcum, of Somerset, and Milford (and Mina) Marcum, of
Nancy; his sisters, Wanda (and James) Epperson, of Nancy, Sophia
Bloomfield, Beulah Roberts and Ann New, all of Cincinnati, Ohio;
seventeen grandchildren, Teri, Deidre, Hoss, Stacie, Derek,
Peanut, Chelsi, Courtney, Kaleigh, JW, Carrigan, Shaina, Valona,
Corey, Kayla, Kiersten and Codie; twelve great-grandchildren,
Tyler, Makenzie, Alyssa, Mylie, Bayleigh, Kamdon, Aiyana, Niva,
Raegin, Reiley, Chase and Caiden; his great-great-grandson,
Lucas; and his best friend and neighbor, Larry Burton.
Wayne is preceded in death by
his parents; his sons, Waymond B. Marcum and Jimmy Wayne Marcum;
his daughter, Shirley Jean Marcum; his brother, Clifford Marcum;
his sisters, Rosaline Marcum, Hattie Marcum VanHoosier, Doris
Osborne and Adele Bolton; and his granddaughter, Ashley Marcum.
Visitation will be on Friday,
January 15, 2016, after 5:00 p.m., in the Southern Oaks Funeral
Funeral services will be held
on Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., in the funeral
home chapel, with Bro. Scott Cooksey officiating.
Burial will be in the Oak Grove
Cemetery, in Nancy.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements for Wayne “Legus” Edmond Marcum.