Marcus Lynn Aplin

Marcus Lynn Aplin, 72, of Harrisonburg, passed from this life on Monday, September 28, 2020, at his residence.

He was born Tuesday, October 14, 1947 in Harrisonburg to the union of his parents, Marvin and Grace Aplin.

Marcus was a resident of Harrisonburg and a member of Harrisonburg First Baptist Church. He retired from Block High School with 33 years of teaching service. He proudly served his county in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

Services were held at 12-noon Thursday, Oct. 1, at First Baptist Church in Harrisonburg with Dr. Philip Caples officiating.

Interment followed in the Harrisonburg Cemetery under direction of Young’s Funeral Home of Jonesville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his in-laws, Lister and Doris Alexander.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Janis Alexander Aplin of Harrisonburg; sister, Mary Aplin Mobley and husband Alan of Pineville; niece, Melissa Mobley Molina and husband Marco of Pineville; nephew, Brian Mobley and wife Katie of Pineville; sister-in-law, Martha Alexander Bryan and her husband Kenny of Whitehall; niece, Jenny Francis Parker and her husband Jamie of Jena; great nieces, Grace and Emily Molina of Pineville; and great niece, Cydney Parker of Jena.

Pallbearers were Joe Sanson, Michael Russell, David Mitchell, John Wayne Allbritton, Greg Terry, Kerry Kirby, Brian Mobley, and Marco Molina.

The family ask that memorial donations be sent to the Harrisonburg First Baptist Church mission fund.

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