Claud Marcum

Obituary of Claud Marcum

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Claud Marcum 83 of Fort Gay, West Virginia went to be with the Lord Monday April 1st 2024 at the VA Medical Center, Huntington, West Virginia.

He was born Feb. 23, 1941 in Dingess, West Virginia to his late parents Clara Smith, Charles and Velva Marcum. In addition he is preceded in death by his wife of 59 years Lois Marcum; sisters Lamina Sturgill, Edna McCloud, Mary Mullins, Charlotte Mills; and brother Alan Smith.

Claud was a veteran of the United States Navy and served from 1958-1962 as a Petty Officier on the USS Cusk (SS-348), the world's first Missle Submarine. He was also the owner and operator of the C&M Lumber Company.

He was a member of the Big Hurricane Missionary Baptist Church.

He is survived by a son Mark Marcum and wife Karen. He was the proudest papaw to Jessica Marcum, and Brad (Amanda) Marcum. He adored his great grandchildren Liam Hall, Addilyn Rae Marcum, and Paisley Marie Patrick. a sister Lahoma Ailiff  whom he loved her home cooking.and her husband Bill who he enjoyed being his chauffer, a sister Darlene Tomblin and husband Everal; and brothers Charles Marcum and wife Chris,and Robert Marcum and wife Libby.

Claud leaves behind many other loved ones and friends that will greatly miss him.

Funeral services with full military honors will be held on Saturday April 6th at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Perry officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery at Louisa, Kentucky.

Friends may visit the family on Friday April 5th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care for Claud and his family has been entrusted to our family at Wilson Funeral Home.






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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, April 5, 2024
Wilson Funeral Home
1270 Hwy 2565
Louisa, Kentucky, United States
(606) 638-0034


11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, April 6, 2024
Wilson Funeral Home
1270 Hwy 2565
Louisa, Kentucky, United States
(606) 638-0034
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