Originally created 03/02/05

Mr. Murray A. Marcus (EVANS, Ga.)



EVANS, Ga. - Murray A. "Chubby" Marcus, 84, of Evans, GA died suddenly Monday, February 28, 2005. He was born in Savannah, GA and lived in Savannah until 1945; then he moved to Tifton, GA where he lived until he moved to Evans, GA in 1995. He was a veteran of WW II, having served as a Pilot in the US Navy. He was a member of the Fitzgerald Hebrew Congregation in Fitzgerald, GA, and Congregation B'nai Brith Jacob Synagogue in Savannah, GA. He was Past Exalted Ruler of B. P.O.E. Lodge # 1114 (Elk's Lodge) in Tifton, GA, Past Vice President of the Kiwanis Club of Tifton, GA. Past Director and Chairman of the Board of the Citizens Bank of Tifton, in Tifton, GA; Director of Greater Baldwin Association in Tifton, GA; Director of Tifton - Tift County Library, and Tift Area Board of Realtors. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Kulbersh Marcus, and his parents, Harry & Tillie Marcus. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Bonnie Marcus; a daughter and son in law, Toni and Sam Elkins; sister, Cherie Marcus Minkovitz, 4 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, a number of nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in Bonaventure Cemetery, with Rabbi Avigdor Slatus, officiating. Remembrances may be made to a charity of your choice. Hubert C. Baker Funeral Home, 7415 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Savannah, GA 31406, 912 - 927 1999. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle March 2, 2005