Virgil Marcum 84 of Breeden passed away Sunday February 14, 2010 at Logan Regional Medical Center. He was born January 12, 1926 at Breeden.
He was the son of the late John and Sadie Wellman Marcum. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife and sweetheart of 55 years Marcella Faye Marcum.
Infant sons Virgil Lee and Roger Dale, brothers Lon and John L. Marcum, sister Opal Williamson and son-in-law Gary Ferguson. He was a member of the Freedom United Baptist Church. He was a retired cola miner of 33 years and a U.S. Navy Veteran.
Those left to cherish his memories are his daughters Sadie and her husband Quincy Deskins, Harriet and her husband Dr. Jim Gosien and Alberta (Shennie) Ferguson and son Lonnie and his wife Cathy Marcum.
2 sisters Ruth Osburn of N.C. and Eleanor Maynard of Princeton, WV.
5 grandchildren James, V.J., Miranda, Robert and Cody.
7 great grandchildren Joseph, Cameron, Madison Faye, Isaac, Levi, Parker and Bella.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday February 18, 2010 at 1:00 P.M. at the Freedom United Baptist Church on Laurel Creek with Ministers Eddie Hatfield and Lonnie Ratcliff officiating. Burial will follow in the Marcum Cemetery at Breeden with Military Garveside Services.
Visitation will be after 6:00 P.M. Wednesday February 17, 2010 at the church.
Pallbearers will be John Marcum, Roger Davis, James Deskins, V.J. Deskins, Robert Marcum, Cody Gosien, Alton May and Jr. Hannah.
Online condolences may be sent to www.jamesfh.com James Funeral Home of Aracoma is in charge of the arrangements.