Milford Earl Marcum was born August 30, 1925, to the late Arnold and Clara Daulton Marcum, of the Naomi Community, and departed this life on August 24, 2016, at the age of 91 years.

He is survived by one son, Larry (and Patricia) Marcum, of Nancy; one daughter, Gwendolyn Marcum, of Somerset; one step-daughter, Dinah Young, of Nancy; his grandchildren, Sydney (and T.J.) Godby, MaLinda Rose, Jimmy (and Shellie) Young, Tyson (and Mary Jo) Baker, and Darrell Wayne (and Fiona) Baker; his great-grandchildren, Reagan, Kingston and Willow Godby, Hayley and Kayley Rose, Jacob and Joshua Dick, Cassie, Cole, Megan and Macy, Kane and Zoe Baker; his sisters, Wanda (and James) Epperson, Beulah Roberts, Ann New and Sophia Bloomfield; his brother, Lewell (and Sherry) Marcum; a very special nephew, Danny Osborne; along with a host of nieces and Nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Armina Marcum; his son, Darius Marcum; his step-son, Darrell Howard Baker; sisters, Hattie Vanhoosier, Doris Osborne, Roselene Marcum and Adel Bolton; two brothers, Wayne Marcum and Clifford Marcum; a granddaughter, Amanda Baker; and a great-granddaughter, Paisley Kate Godby.

He was a hard-worker, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and big brother to his brothers and sisters.  He will be greatly missed.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., in Tarter Cemetery, in Nancy.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.