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John Clarence Markham

June 22, 1933 ~ June 9, 2021 (age 87)


John C. Markham, age 87 of Kingman, passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at the Waters of Covington. He was born in Mason, West Virginia on June 22, 1933 to the late John & Maxine (Carter) Markham.

He proudly served his country in the United States Navy for 20 years and retired from the Navy. After retirement he was a cook at O'Hare Hilton in Chicago and Star Plaza in Merrillville, Indiana. He was always working and enjoyed watching westerns on his time off.

He is survived by a daughter, Sherry George; a sister, Alsetta (Bill) Jett; a niece, Tammy (Jason) Clendenny; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and a great-great granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary (Linskey) Markham; two sons, John Markham and Kevin Markham; a daughter, Linda Markham; two sisters; and a granddaughter, Jessie Boozer.

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