|Sammy George Marksity Sr., 71, of Williamsfield, was pronounced at 8:40 PM, Saturday, February 9, 2013 from injuries sustained in a single vehicle accident in Gilson.
Cremation has been accorded and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Rux Funeral Home in Williamsfield is in charge of arrangements.
He was born February 27, 1941 in South Pekin, IL, the son of George Samuel and Francis Lillian (Combis) Marksity. He married Karen Elizabeth Neff on September 6, 1964 in Rockford, IL. She survives, as do three children, Sammy George Marksity Jr., Kimberly Ann (Anthony Carroll Sr.) Marksity and Shawn Michael (Amy) Marksity, three sisters, Denise (Joe) Claiborne, Darlene (Mirim) Bach and Donna Quintan and five grandchildren, Anthony Carroll Jr., Shelby Carroll, Zachary Carroll, Michael Marksity and Timothy Marksity. He was preceded indeath by his parents and a brother, John Marksity.
Sammy served his country in the U.S. Army. He had worked at Unarco Rohn's Manufacturing Plant until his retirement.