Hunter Funeral Home: Obituaries

Hunter Funeral Home

JB Marcus
(October 17, 1936 - October 3, 2012)

U.S. Veteran JB Marcus age 75 of Sparta passed away Wednesday morning October 3, 2012 at WyndRidge Health and Rehabilitation Center Crossville, Tn.

JB was born October 17, 1936 in Clayton, Georgia to the late Sylvester & Lassie Speed Marcus. He was a former employee of McCord Winn Textron and an U.S. Army Veteran. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death, by brothers Homer Marcus and Benson Marcus; step grandson Nathan Golden.

He is survived by his son Dewayne Marcus of Cookeville

Daughter: Sabra Bussell and husband Greg of Smithville

Step-son: Richard Golden of Sparta

Grandchildren: Anthony Marcus of Algood, Alexandria Marcus of Cookeville, Shane Hembree of Cookeville and Jeffrey Hembree of Jackson County

Step-grandson: John Golden of Sparta

Brother: Lamar Marcus of Clayton, GA

Several nieces and nephews also survive

Funeral services will be 7:00pm Thursday, October 4, 2012 in the Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home. The family will receive friends after 4:00 pm Thursday at Hunter Funeral Home. Hillier Duke will officiate. Graveside services will be 2:00pm Sunday at Hale's Ridge Cemetery in Clayton Georgia.