James Marker

  • Born: August 6, 1932
  • Died: September 19, 2020
  • Location: Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania

Saloom-Rega Funeral Service

730 W Main St
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666

Tel. (724) 547-2122

Tribute & Message From The Family

James G. "Gib" Marker, 88 of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020 at St. Anne's Home, Greensburg. Gib was born August 6, 1932 in Donegal the son of the late August and Gertrude Overly Marker. He was an Army veteran and formerly employed by Eidemiller and Donegal Contstruction companies as a heavy equipment operator. Gib was an avid hunter and trapper, enjoying his trips to Idaho to hunt. He was also a farmer and a member of the NRA and the American Legion Post 446, Mt. Pleasant. Surviving is his wife of 54 years, Nancy; daughters, Michelle Clarkson (Jim) of Connellsville and Wanda Kessler (Jim) of Everson; grandchildren, Alicia Schultz (Mike) and Melissa Sullenberger: great grandchildren, Haley and Colin Schultz: a sister Garnet Overly and a Brother, Larry Marker: numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Bud, Bill, Carl, Ronald and Merle Marker, Opal Mechling and Regina Leasure. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 to 8 pm Tuesdayat SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W. Main Street Mt. Pleasant where services will be held at 10 am Wednesday with Rev. Mark Van Bibber officiating. Interment with military honors conducted by the American Legion Post 446 Mt. Pleasant will held in the Porch Cemetery. Please visit Gib's online memorial at www.saloom-rega.com to sign the condolence guestbook. Richard Rega, funeral director. (In compliance with the CDC Covid-19 guidelines, only 25 people will be permitted in the funeral home during the visitation at one time, when arriving at the funeral home you may be required to wait until permitted to enter. Social distancing and masks are required for the visitation and service.)


Condolence & Memory Journal

Just learned of Jimmy’s passing. He was a good man, a loyal employee, and a hard worker. Blessings to Jim’s wife and family...May he rest in eternal peace in the loving arms of our Lord.

Lou Battistella
Adam Eidemiller, Inc

Posted by Lou Battistella - Coworker   September 22, 2020

Thank you for allowing us the honor of caring for James. The loss of a loved one is never easy, but know our care remains here for you and your family through your grief. We hope we can offer comfort and strength during this difficult time of loss. With heartfelt sympathy, Your Heartland Hospice Team.

Posted by Your Heartland Hospice Team    September 21, 2020

Our condolences to Gib's family. Always remember a quick smile from Gib. Know he loved his family and life. Rich always enjoyed playing horseshoes with Gib at the family reunion. Rich will be greeting Gib in heaven with horseshoes. Love, Willie and John Andrew.

Posted by Willie Ulery - Ligonier, PA - Family   September 21, 2020