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Walter Alvin “Mike” Markley

Nevada, Wyandot County, Ohio, USA
Death 3 Jun 2013 (aged 80)
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Burial Nevada, Wyandot County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 111816203 · View Source
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NEVADA: Walter Alvin "Mike" Markley, age 80, of Nevada, Ohio, passed away on June 3, 2013 at 5:45PM at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. His death was unexpected.

Mike was born on November 12, 1932 in Nevada, Ohio, to Raymond and Lucille (Walter) Markley, both of whom are deceased. He married Carrie Gladys Monroe on July 2, 1951 in Richmond, Indiana, and she survives.

He is also survived by three children, Sharon Rose (Roger) Pritchard of Bucyrus, Deborah Kay Boles of Bucyrus, and Craig Raymond (Christie) Markley of Toledo; along with eight grandchildren, Tobey, Tyrra, Brook, Tami, Ty, Taylor, Ashley and Marybeth; and six greatgrandchildren; Mike is also survived by two brothers, Fred (Wanda) Markley of Upper Sandusky and Verl (Sue) Markley of Bucyrus; and two sisters, Ellen Johnson of Nevada and Vergene (Jim) Stuckman of Bucyrus.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Dale and James Markley.

Mike was a graduate of Nevada High School in 1950, where he played basketball and baseball. He had several jobs he enjoyed, including delivering furniture for Nevada Furniture in his younger years before working for Swan, Ohio Locomotive Crane, and finally retiring from Timken Roller Bearing after 37 years of service. Mike will always be remembered for his enjoyment of woodworking and crafts, going to the woods for berry picking and mushroom hunting, going to auctions, and wheeling and dealing at flea markets.

Funeral services for Mike Markley will be held at 11:00AM Friday, June 7, 2013 at the Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Nevada. Burial will follow in Nevada Cemetery. Visitations will be held from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Nevada.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice and can be sent to Lucas-Batton, 401 S. Main St. Nevada, OH 44849.

Published in the Telegraph-Forum on June 5, 2013

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  • Created by: Kathy Swartzfager Scott
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111816203
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Alvin “Mike” Markley (12 Nov 1932–3 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111816203, citing Nevada Cemetery, Nevada, Wyandot County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Kathy Swartzfager Scott (contributor 47092236) .