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In Memory of

Marcus Lankford

January 17, 1931 - May 17, 2017

Obituary


Marcus Stephen Lankford, a resident of Fultondale, Alabama was born in Bayview, Alabama on January 17, 1931 and he passed away peacefully at home on May 17, 2017 at the age of 86. Marcus proudly served our country for many years until he retired from the U.S. Army. After his service he then work for and retired from the Chicago Bridge and Iron Co as an X-Ray technician.

Marcus was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Stella Lankford, and his son, Earnest Marcus Lankford. He is survived by his loving wife of...

Marcus Stephen Lankford, a resident of Fultondale, Alabama was born in Bayview, Alabama on January 17, 1931 and he passed away peacefully at home on May 17, 2017 at the age of 86. Marcus proudly served our country for many years until he retired from the U.S. Army. After his service he then work for and retired from the Chicago Bridge and Iron Co as an X-Ray technician.

Marcus was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Stella Lankford, and his son, Earnest Marcus Lankford. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Mary Lankford; daughters, Karen Lynn Young and Sandra Marie LeBerte, 20 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren, and a host of family and friends.

Services will be held on Monday, May 22, 2017 with a visitation at Ridout's Gardendale Chapel from 11:00am until 12:30pm followed by a graveside service in the Alabama National Cemetery, Montevallo, Al at 2:00pm with military honors.

Arrangements under the direction of Ridout's Gardendale Chapel, Gardendale, AL.