Born: August 11, 1947
Death: April 29, 2012
Organizations: DAV & Paralyzed Veterans of America
Memorial donations can be made to:
Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), 11620 Busy Street, Richmond, VA 23236
August 11, 1947 - April 29, 2012
Cyrus Painter Markle III, of Goodview, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, April 29, 2012.
Cy served in the United States Air Force and was a disabled veteran having been a member of the DAV and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. He worked at Koppers for 20 years as an Environmental Engineer before retiring after 18 years of service with Froehling and Robertson, Inc. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Roanoke, VA.
Cy is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Mary Jo Markle; two sons, Jeff Batson and his wife, Teal, their two children, Mason and Kylee, and Kevin Batson; a daughter, Racheal Markle Olesen; two sisters and one brother, Catherine Peters, Patty Trombetta and David Markle; and many other relatives and friends.
Cy was preceded in death by his parents, Cyrus Painter Markle, Jr. and Mary Vernell Markle and a brother, George Markle.
The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the caring staff of the Salem Veterans Hospital for the care of Cy.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Cy’s memory to Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), 11620 Busy Street, Richmond, VA 23236.
A memorial service will be held at the home on Thursday, May 3, 2012. For information, please call 540-890-1744.
Arrangements by Oakey’s Vinton Chapel and Crematory (982-2221) www.oakeys.com.
Thursday May 3, 2012
At the residence