Jesse James Marks Jr., 68 - Linn

Jesse James Marks Jr. age 68 of Ellis Rd. Linn West Virginia, departed this life at 8:30 p.m., Sunday April 15, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness.

Born April 10, 1944 in Gilmer Co., son of Phyllis M. Frashure Marks of Glenville West Virginia, and the late Jesse J. Marks Sr.

Jesse retired from Mon Power with 16 years of service. He owned and operated a over the road Tractor and trailer, formers employee of 4-D Manufacturing for several years, drove truck for Appcon, and was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy at Sand Fork and enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, softball, bowling, and loved to sing and pick the guitar.

On June 26, 1966 he was united in marriage to Barbara Langford Marks who survives at their Ellis Rd. home.

Also surviving are 2 sons, Jesse James Marks III and wife Lenora of Glenville, and Justin Lee Marks and wife Becca of Nettie WV; 1 brother, Lynn Marks of Glenville; 1 sister, Iris Ann McCartney and husband French of Wood Co.; 1 brother-in-law, Jennings Law of Glenville; 2 grandchildren, Autumn Jade Marks and Jesse James Marks both of Glenville.

Along with his father, Jesse was preceded in death by 1 sister Phyllis Jane Law in March 2010.

Funeral Services will be conducted at the Church of God of Prophecy, Sand Fork West Virginia, at 1:00 p.m., Saturday April 21, 2012 with Pastor Bryan Groves officiating. Burial will follow in the Hiney Cemetery on Ellis Road. Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Church of God of Prophecy.

Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of Jesse James Marks Jr. with arrangements.