Mr. Wendell Marcum, age 76, of Somerset, passed from this life on Monday, June 12, 2017 at his residence. 

He was born on May 30, 1941 in the Naomi Community of Pulaski County, son of the late Chester and Mary Martha Tarter Marcum.  He was employed with Advance Auto Sales for over 30 years.  Wendell was an avid card player and Horse racing enthusiast, He was of the Nazarene Faith.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings; Leslie Marcum, Lloyd Marcum, Beverly Toohey, Phyllis Marcum, Lisa Canada and Gladys Green.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories; a son; Butch and (Wendy) Marcum of Illinois, and daughter; Wendy Marcum of Illinois, brother; Darrell Marcum of Somerset and sisters; Lois and (Bill) O’Neill, Patty and (Richard) Calloway all of Louisville, Kentucky and Jolene Nevels of Somerset.  Along with two grandchildren, a special friend, Kim Whitehead of Somerset and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be after 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with the Funeral Services following at 12:00 Noon in the Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Harold Harris officiating.  Burial will be in the Tarter Cemetery.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Mr. Wendell Marcum.