James A. Markle - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

James A. Markle

July 1, 1944 - February 26, 2022

James A. Markle, age 77, of Townsend, DE, passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022.

Born in Shamokin, PA on July 1, 1944, he was the son of the late James and Rita (Kelser) Markle. James was a paper cutter for International Paper Company.

James was an avid sports fan, he loved cheering on the Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Villanova Wildcats basketball and Penn State Football. He enjoyed surf fishing. Above all James’ most cherished memories were spent attending family gatherings.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his daughter, Debbie Crawford. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda (Bradley) Markle; children, Nancy M. Biddle (Charles) of Townsend, Kenny Markle (Jennifer), and Kevin R. Markle (Tanya) both of Wilmington; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 5 special nieces and 1 nephew.

A service will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in James’ memory to Disabled American Veterans, 860 Dolwick Drive, Erlanger, KY 41018 or online by clicking here.


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2 Condolences for James A. Markle

  • Missing you Dad. May you rest in peace.

  • So sorry Linda to hear the passing of Jim…RIP Jim