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Marlin Ray Bodkin

  • Birth 27 Sep 1928 Brandywine, Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 26 Dec 2003 Brandywine, Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Brandywine, Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 30397836

Marlin Ray Bodkin, 75, of Brandywine, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2003, on U.S. 33 in Brandywine.

Mr. Bodkin was born Sept. 27, 1928, in Brandywine and was a son of the late Byron Bodkin and Fannie Catherine Hartman Bodkin.

He was a farmer for Eye and Craig Farms for 45 years and was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Cedar Grove Church of the Brethren.

Surviving are his wife, Carol Lee Simmons Bodkin; three daughters, Fern Kline of Franklin, Elizabeth Hostetter of Hot Springs, Virginia, and Carol Ann Shiflett of Churchville, Virginia; two sons Neil Simmons of New Market, Virginia, and Terry Lee Bodkin of Franklin; three sisters, Erma Carter of Martinsburg, Elva Crouse of Dayton, Virginia, and Juanita Cowger of Baltimore, Maryland; three brothers, Billy S. Bodkin, Roy A. "Mickey" Bodkin and Bobby G. Bodkin, all of Brandywine; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by three grandsons, Doug Simmons, Jerry Shell and Nathan Bodkin; and one granddaughter, Brandy Shiflett.

The Rev. Harold Cullers and Bishop David Hartman conducted the funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Chapel of the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin. Burial was at the Pine Hill Cemetery in Brandywine with military rites by the Pendleton County Veterans Honor Guard.

Published in The Pendleton Times, Franklin, West Virginia, January 8, 2004.


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  • Created by: Bethea "Beth" Johnston Edmonds
  • Added: 7 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30397836
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marlin Ray Bodkin (27 Sep 1928–26 Dec 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30397836, citing Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandywine, Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Bethea "Beth" Johnston Edmonds (contributor 47053952) .