Delbert C. Marcum, age 81, of Louisa, KY, passed away September 15, 2020 at Three Rivers Medical Center. He was born September 20, 1938 in Martin County, KY to the late John R. Marcum and Grace Marcum. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Ed M. Marcum, Marion Marcum, Claggett Marcum and James Everett Marcum, and two sisters, Macadonia Marcum and Mary Jane Marcum. He is survived by his wife, Edith Marcum, two sons, Delbert C. (Loretta) Marcum, Jr. and Adam Marcum, both of Louisa, KY, two daughters, Ada (Robert) Cook of Debord, KY and Sheila (Robert) Oaks of Louisa, KY, three nephews that he thought of as his own, Eddie Marcum, Alvin Marcum, and Timothy Marcum, one brother, Clem Boone Marcum, and two sisters, Cecila Mae and Naomi Brown. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Robert Charles (Elisha) Cook, John Langley (Bobbie) Cook, Cory Elster (Stephanie) Cook, Stephanie A. Marcum, Alysia (Lee) Marcum, and Robert (Mikayla) Oaks, III, 24 great grandchildren, Brooklyn (Dwayne) Mills, Destiny Cook, Emily Cook, Brianna Cook, Kimberly Cook, Kenzie Cook, John Jacob Cook, Braxton Cook, Jordan Cook, Keria Cook, Alyhia Maynard, Braxton Maynard, Blake Maynard, Kyler Cook, Corbyn Cook, Avery Cook, Blake Marcum, Chloe Marcum, Bradlyn Stafford, Maci Oaks, Raylee Oaks, Alyssa Laney, Aaron Laney, and Gabriel Stepp, a great great grandson that will be here soon as well as a host of nieces and nephews. A private service and visitation will be held for the immediate family only. Michael Marcum and John Goble will officiate. Burial will follow at the New Friendship Church Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Crum Funeral Home of Inez, KY.
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