James ‘Jim’ Marcus

Mar 04, 2013

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.