William "Bill" Marcum, 89, of St. Joseph, passed away Nov. 24, 2019.

Bill was born on Jan. 3, 1930, in Cameron, Missouri, to the late Jefferson and Bertha (Jones) Marcum.

He served in the United States Army and worked for Wonder Bread.

In addition to his parents, Bill is preceded in death by his wife, June (Goodman) Marcum.

Surviving family: daughters, Linda Hamm and Marlene Poppa (Jim); grandchildren: Jennifer Hutcherson (Tim), Tanner Hamm, Megan Branstetter (Ryan) and Greg Poppa (Danielle); eight great-grandchildren.

Per his wishes, Mr. Marcum has been cremated under the direction of Heaton-Bowman- Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel.

Private inurnment at a later date.

The family has requested memorial contributions to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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