C. G. (Jack) Marcum
C. G. (Jack) Marcum, 85, passed away peacefully at home on January 17, 2012, after battling cancer for the past several years. Jack will be remembered as a warm & caring person. He was a gentle man with a good sense of humor. Jack was a Christian who valued family & friends. He was a man of principle with a strong sense of honesty. He placed people before things, spoke the truth and tried to instill values such as honesty and integrity in others. He enjoyed the simple things in life and loved to fish, golf, read and attend his grandchildren’s activities. Jack served in the Navy during WW II on the USS Boise. He worked most of his life as a tax preparer, manager, teacher and franchise owner with H & R Block. After retirement, he enjoyed traveling with his wife and spending time with family. Jack was born in Cameron, Missouri. He was preceded in death by 2 sisters & 2 brothers. He is survived by his wife, Alice; 2 children, Mike Marcum & Candy DeVries; 3 step-children, David (Violet) Cissna, Tony (Kim) Lewandowski, Lona Lanter; 1 brother, Bill (June) Marcum; 4 nieces, Marlene (Jim) Poppa, Linda Hamm, Pat Best & Janice (Larry) Weinstock; and 10 grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 20, 2012, at 11:30am at Mt. Muncie Cemetery, followed by a luncheon at the Riverfront Community Center, 123 S. Esplanade, Leavenworth, KS. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Luke’s Hospice or Catholic Charities.