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203 N. Dogwood Dr.
P.O. Box 9
Berea, KY 40403
Phone: (859) 986-8416
Fax: 859-986-9397
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John Bryant Marcum Sr.

October 20, 1947 – December 21, 2016

John Marcum
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"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
— Lakes Funeral Home
"Sorry for your post. Lost a good man."
— Irene Deaton
"So sorry for your loss. "
— Alicia and Chris Kelley
"Rest in peace, JB -- you were one of a kind and will be missed by so many. Sending love and prayers to the family."
— Kimberly Romans-Smith
"We will miss our dear friend."
— Earl and Elizabeth Reed
"So sorry for your loss, may god give you the strength and comfort you during your sorrow and loss, Praters to all the family."
— Tina (short) sell
"Sending love and prayers to JB's family. He was respected and loved by so many."
— Marilyn Halley
"A fine man gone way too soon. However, he left a great legacy of strength and courage. God Bless."
— Amy Stepp
"A wonderful man who will be missed dearly."
— Shelly Stinson
"So sorry for your loss in the passing of J.B., he will be sadly missed !!! RIP J.B."
— William E. ABNEY
"Kristie and Family, I'm so sorry about your loss, seems like it's harder around the holidays."
— Betty Carol White

Obituary for John Bryant Marcum Sr.

John Bryant Marcum Sr., 69, of Berea, passed away at his home Wednesday, December 21, 2016, after a long battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
J.B. was born in Berea to the late Rollie and Grace Short Marcum. He retired from the Madison County Board of Education after 22 years, and currently served as Constable for Madison County, 1st District for the past 42 years. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, a Kentucky Colonel, and a member of the Kentucky Constable Association.
J.B. is survived by his wife Patricia Reed Marcum, two children John “Bryant” (Kayla) Marcum Jr. and Kristie Marcum; one brother Jerry Marcum; four nieces and nephews Teresa Rose, Debbie Brooks, Junior Dees and Josh Marcum; he also left behind his beloved boxer, Trooper. Numerous cousins, extended family and friends, who he loved deeply, also survive him.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister Shirley Marcum Dees and his beloved dog Roc.
Funeral services will be 1pm Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Lakes Funeral Home with Rev. Kenny Davis, Rev. Randy McPheron and Rev. Mark Sarver officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-8pm Monday, December 26, 2016 at the funeral home.
Active pallbearers will be Darnell Martin, Jason Kirby, Billy Beavers, Randy Hensley, Bryant Marcum and Brent Bradley. Honorary bearers will be Richie Harold, Mike Lee, Roger Dale Wolfe, Mike Reed and Josh Marcum.
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First Visitation

When Monday, December 26th, 2016, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Lakes Funeral Home
203 North Dogwood Drive
Berea, KY
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Service Information

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016, 1:00pm
Rev. Kenny Davis
Rev. Randy McPheron
Rev. Mark Sarver
Lakes Funeral Home
203 North Dogwood Drive
Berea, KY

Interment Information

Madison County Memorial Gardens
210 West Rice Lane
Richmond, KY