Wayne L. Marker Sr.
Wayne L. Marker Sr., age 88, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on
Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 11:00 AM at Wayne Healthcare, Greenville,
Ohio. He was born on February 19, 1923 in Arcanum, Ohio, to the
late Rufus & Mary (Paul) Marker.
Wayne retired from NCR as a Stock Keeper and then retired from Corning
Inc. after 7 ½ years of service. After retirement Wayne went to
work at CAC in Greenville.
He was a member of the United States Army serving in WWII, Greenville
Church of the Brethren, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 57, VFW Post
7262, American Legion Post 140, and the Purple Heart Club in
Ohio. He was a 62 year member of Greenville Masonic Lodge #143;
member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Dayton of which
he was a 32nd Degree Mason; the Antioch Shrine of Dayton; and the Darke
County Shrine Club.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers,
J.B., Robert, Kenneth and Paul Marker; sisters, Olive Nitchman,
Marcella Ashman, Ella Mae Hubler, Dorothy Lecklider, Lydia Townsend,
and Julia Reier.
He is survived by his wife, Genevieve (Lyons) Marker of Greenville whom
he married on April 12, 1941; children and spouses, Roger (Janice)
Marker of Centerville, Ohio, Brenda S. Denlinger of Greenville, Wayne
L. Marker Jr. and life partner Mary of Covington, Kentucky, and Linda
(Tim) Hunt of Greenville; 7 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 1
great great grandchild; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a service held on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 10:30 AM
at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Ron Sherck
officiating. Burial will follow in the Abbottsville Cemetery,
Darke County, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, April
12, 2011 from 5-7 PM at the funeral home.
A Masonic Memorial Service will be conducted on Tuesday evening at 6:45
PM at the funeral home by the Greenville Masonic Lodge. A full
military service will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to
the American Alzheimer’s Association or State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com