Edward L. Marcum, 78, passed away at 7:52 a.m. on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Mercy Health St. Rita’s Medical Center.
Ed was born on March 8, 1943, in Middlesboro, KY, to the late Leon C. and Martha E. (Jones) Marcum.
Ed was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Serving during Vietnam on the U.S.S Enterprise. Ed was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church and VFW #1275. Ed enjoyed experiencing different restaurants.
He is survived by his siblings Andrea (Dan) Mason of Lima, OH , William Marcum of Tennessee; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and friend Carolyn Cross.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Kenneth Marcum.
The family will receive friends Friday, September 24, 2021 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at the Cawood Funeral Home, Middlesboro, KY. Graveside services will immediately follow in Jones Family Cemetery in Middlesboro, KY.
Register book and online condolence are available at www.cawoodfh.com
Cawood Funeral Home, Middlesboro, KY, is in charge of all arrangements. For the health and well-being of our staff and the families we serve, we request that social distancing be observed and everyone in attendance wear a mask.