Joe Marcum, 64, of Westwood, husband of Sandra Fannin Marcum, died Monday, July 31, 2017, in Kings Daughters Medical Center, following an extended illness.
Joe was born April 18, 1953, in Ashland, a son of the late James Harrison and Elsie Branham Marcum.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Brian Marcum.
He was reared in Martin County and his family moved to Westwood in his youth. Joe was a 1971 graduate of Fairview High School. He was an avid golfer and coached the Boyd County Optimist Club Girls Softball Team from 1989 to 1998. He was a retired chemical operator from Packtive Corporation.
In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by two daughters, Jamie Akers and husband Michael and Bobbie Reed, both of Westwood; a brother, James Rickey Marcum of South Carolina; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Preston Family Funeral Home by Brother James Webster. Burial will be in Dixon Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m Friday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to prestonfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 2, 2017