James ‘Jim’ Marcus
1940 — 2013
LAKE JUNALUSKA — Jim Marcus, 73, of Lake Junaluska, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, at his residence after a period of declining health.
A native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Hazel and Ira Marcus. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Freddy, and a daughter-in-law, Christie Marcus. He retired from Blue Ridge Paper after 40 years. He was a member of Lake Junaluska First Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Delores Brackett Marcus; two sons, Scott Marcus and Steven Marcus, and his wife, Cecilia Ruth; three grandchildren, Alex Marcus, of Bluefield, Virginia, and Eireann and Ennis Marcus of Waynesville.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Asheville Mortuary Services handled arrangements.