Colbert Marcum, Sr.

Colbert Lee Marcum, Sr., age 92, of Worthington, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 23, 2020. He was born in Logan, WV on August 17, 1928, the son of Albert & Ida (Linville) Marcum. 

He worked as an iron worker throughout much of his life. He was a member of the VFW in Worthington.

Lee is survived by his sons, Colbert “Cubby” Lee (Debbie) Marcum, Jr. of North Carolina, Jerry (Gina) Marcum of Indianapolis, IN,  Russell Marcum of Indianapolis, IN and Patrick (Starr) Caristo of Michigan; daughters, Brenda (Cliff) Wellinger of Worthington, IN and Judith Richardson of West Virginia; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy “Dottie” Marcum; sons, Robert Marcum and Kenny Marcum; brother, Albert Marcum; sisters, Nelly McCampbell-Marcum and Rozena Rick and first wife, Lona Mae Marcum.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington on Friday, October 30, 2020. Burial will follow at Prairie Chapel Cemetery in Lyons.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 4-8 pm and on Friday from 10:00 am until the time of service.

Lee’s family requests that you wear a mask at the visitation and funeral.

Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans or Wounded Warriors Project through the funeral home.

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