George Markline


West Union – George Henry Markline, 83, husband of Constance “Connie” Ester Wheeler Markline, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at his home.


A native of Lutherville, Maryland, George was the son of the late Lewis B. Markline and Elma Greezer Markline. George was an Air Force Veteran, a farmer, a former chief and co-founder of the Sable Altura Fire Department. George enjoyed the outdoors and had a great love for his family.


George is survived by his wife; sons, George Markline II (Kim), John Markline (Kelly); daughter, Joyce Smith (Rick); step-children, Anna Wholey, Christopher Raymond, Victoria Harriott; sister Janice Eckert; and 4 grandchildren.


In addition to his parents, George is preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia Markline and a son, Carl Markline; brother, Kenneth Markline; and sisters, Marie Wholiver, Jean Markline, and Edith Gilland.


Per George’s wishes, a memorial service will be held at a later date and he will be laid to rest at Fort Logan in Denver, Colorado.


The family is at their respective homes. In lieu of flowers, memorials in George’s memory may be made to New Hope Baptist Church, 4010 Keowee School Road, Seneca, SC 29672. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting