Carlos Denver Marcum, Sr. of Prichard

Carlos Denver Marcum SR., 79, of Prichard, husband of 62 years of Catherine Lowe Marcum, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2012, at the Emogene Dolin-Jones Hospice House in Huntington. He was born on May 31, 1932 in Whitman, WV, a son of the late John Henry and Della Ruth Queen Marcum. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, C.J. Marcum. He is survived by daughters, Tina (William) Barrett and Dottie Gould, all of Huntington; son, Carlos (Patricia) Marcum Jr. of Proctorville, OH; sister, Joan (Leo) Nored of Placerville, CA; grandchildren, Chuck Gould, Olivia Barrett and Leigha Barrett; niece, Donna Whisler of Federal Way, WA; special cousins, Linda and Eugene Parsons and Ben and Lauren Marcum. Mr. Marcum proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a long time employee of the Herald-Dispatch in Huntington. There will be no service or visitation. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations in Mr. Marcum’s honor to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of Huntington.Ceredo-Kenova Funeral Home is assisting the family.