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Ronnie Gene ‘Boo-Boo’ Marcus
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Funeral services for Ronnie Gene “Boo-Boo” Marcus, 56, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, March 27, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia. Burial will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Marcus died Monday, March 24, 2014, at his residence.

Born July 11, 1957, in Habersham County, he was the son of the late Henry Houston Marcus and the late Martha Coalley James. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Henry Lee Marcus, and stepmother, Brunell Fitzgerald Marcus.

Mr. Marcus was employed as an inspector with Kubota Manufacturing for almost seven years and also was a former used car salesman with LaPrade’s Used Cars. He was an avid NASCAR fan and was a former driver at Toccoa Motor Speedway. Even though he was handicapped, Mr. Marcus never let this challenge be discouraging. He was of the Holiness faith and enjoyed fishing and cooking.

Surviving are his sisters, Melinda Rich of Mt. Airy, Bonnie Canup of Demorest, Evelyn Higgins of Clarkesville, Shannon (Ben) Brown of Baldwin; brothers, Jimmy (Joann) Marcus of Demorest and David (Jennifer) Marcus of Cleveland; also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today, March 26.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.

The Northeast Georgian

Wednesday, March 26, 2014