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Sunday, April 09 2023
Thomas Franklin Marker

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Thomas Franklin Marker, 88, of Green Bay, Va. joined his family in Heaven on April 9, Easter, 2023. He was preceded in death by his parents, Matthew Holman “Mack” Marker and Louise Christine Schmidt Marker; sisters, Florence Childress, Lucille Collins, Christine Vaughan and Frances Snead; brothers, Henry, Charles and Harry; and his first wife, Peggy Saunders Marker. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Biggs Marker; daughters, Wanda Lee (Jay), Cheryl Young (Greg) and Renee Jones; step-children, Joyce Richards (Dickie), Ronald Biggs (Tara), David Biggs (Lynda) and Douglas Biggs (Kim); 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; three brothers, Robert Marker (Bethel), Eugene Marker and Matt Marker (Kaye). Tom graduated from Victoria High School in 1953. He served our country in the U.S. Air Force, Virginia National Guard and retired from U.S. Customs as an inspector. He was a member of American Legion Post 147 and former member of the Kenbridge Emergency Squad. He loved his children and grandchildren and enjoyed attending all of their sporting events. He also enjoyed dancing, gardening and raising cows. He was a member of the Victoria Christian Church where the family will receive friends Wednesday, April 12, 2023 from 10am until start of services at 11am. Interment in the Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria. In lieu of flowers please consider donations to the Kenbridge Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 328, Kenbridge, Va. 23944. Clarke Funeral Home, Kenbridge, in charge of services.

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