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James R. "Bub" Marksberry

Died: April 13, 2016

James R. “Bub” Marksberry, 85, of Springfield, died at 9:05 am, Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at his home. He was born June 26, 1930 in Sparta, KY, to Clarence and Ora Dalton Marksberry.

Survivors include one daughter, Cathy Marksberry of Gibson City; three sons, Jimmy (Mary) Marksberry of Florida, Elwood (Sue) Marksberry of Carpentersville and Michael Marksberry of Springfield; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren and one sister, Hettie Kinman of Springfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Michael Marksberry; two brothers and one sister.

James was a Heavy equipment operator for Palumbo, retiring after 20 years. He enjoyed Fishing and horses, especially riding. Jim belonged to the local operating engineers union #150. James’s biggest enjoyment was taking care of his family.

Private family services will be held.

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