James Burch "Flop" Marcum 82 of Laurel Creek Louisa went home to be with the Lord on November 20, 2017.
James was born Feb. 9, 1935 at Webb, WV the son of the late James and Minnie Whitt Marcum. He was a retired railroader and coal miner. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wives Nannie Hammond Marcum who died 2010 and Sharon Endicott Marcum who died in 2016, a granddaughter Kristi Blevins and siblings Betty Pope, Julius, Arnold Lee, Tom, and Frank Marcum. He was also a member of the New Friendship Church.
Survivors include a daughter Pamela (Ishmael) Johnson of Fort Gay, WV; a son Wayne (Crystal) Marcum of Louisa; a step son Paul David Endicott of Vero Beach, FL; two step daughters Donna (Jerry Jones) Gilbert of Cynthiana, KY and Roberta Blevins of Wayne, WV; a brother Roy "Tick" Marcum of Columbus, OH; three sisters Flornie (Rondal) Preston also of Columbus, Melvie Endicott of Paintsville, KY, and Ruth Marcum of Columbus, OH, five grandchildren Caleb, Bobby, Shelby, Trevor, and Joshua, and a great granddaughter Madelynn.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday Nov. 26th at 11:00 am at the New Friendship Church with Elder John Goble and Rev. Michael Horn officiating. Burial will follow in the Church of God in Christ Jesus Cemetery Fort Gay, WV. Friends may visit the family any time after 5:00 pm Friday and until time of services on Sunday at the church.