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Hi I'm Bob Marcum

I'm a Mormon. I'm the one wearing the hat. That is Boo with me, she has claimed me as hers.

About Me

I married the love of my life, Jean in 1966. I met Jean while attending College. We raised four children, two boys and two girls. I retired in 2004. I worked for the US Postal Service as an electronic technician. I was drafted into the US army in 1968 and served in the signal corps as an electronic repairman. I served one year in South Vietnam. In 1975, I went to work for the US postal service as a maintenance mechanic. Since retiring, I have been able to do a lot of fishing and hunting and gardening. I have been able to help in boy scouting, gone on a lot of camp outs and seen the young men progress. I have been able to serve in Church callings and have enjoyed doing that.

Why I am a Mormon

 I was searching for the answers to those popular questions that I think everybody asks at sometime in their lives. What is the purpose of my life? Where do I fit in this world/universe? Where did I come from? Where am I going? I investigated many Churchs looking for the answer and about the time I gave up, here comes two young men who proclaimed they were ministers of the gospel of Jesus Christ. They said they were mormons and when they said that, I thought I would invite them in and find out what a mormon was. As they entered my doorway, the one elder started answering the questions that I had searched for so long. I knew these young men were special and had the truth to share. I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints for 34 years and I have seen the Lord at work in the lifes of many of His children, including this one. He has blessed me exceedingly as I do my best to live the gospel and obey the commandments.

How I live my faith

 I feel that the Church gives the members many opportunities to serve and grow by offering callings or jobs in the Church. These opportunities avail themselves as we serve God by serving others. I will always remember going down to Mississippi after huricane Katrina and helping folks down there with other members of our ward. We went down there twice and helped clean up and repair homes. We camped out at the Church building down there. I have had every calling in the ward and some in the Stake at one time or the other. I have learned and benefited from everyone of them.