SCOTT CITY — Orland Gay Marker, known to his family and friends as Gay, died Saturday, June 9, 2018, at his home in Topeka.
He was born Aug. 13, 1933, in Scott County, to John and Elva Harper Marker.
In 1958, he married Lillian Beeson in Scott City. They divorced in 1978. On April 17, 1982, he married Carol Jean Dumler in Lakin.
Mr. Marker owned Marker Plumbing until retiring in 1988 and going into motel management until 1998. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
In addition to his wife, survivors include a brother, Chester of Hutchinson; his children, Brian Dumler of Bixby, Okla., Pamela Marker of Hutchinson, Denise Mohlman of Hastings, Neb., Lynn Marker of Lubbock, Texas, Russell Dumler of San Antonio, Texas, Travis Marker of Portland, Ore., and Aaron Dumler of Denver; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Lyle, Albert and Earl; and a sister, Beatrice.
Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City. Burial will be at Scott County Cemetery in Scott City.
Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association, both in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 553, Scott City, KS 67871.