January 10, 1930 – September 4, 2019
Service Date: September 14, 2019
Funeral Home W. H. Mays Mortuary
Place of Service Aldersgate United Methodist Church
Obituaries » Marion Joseph Tappan
Marion Joseph Tappan, the sixth of seven children, was born in Augusta, Georgia on January 10, 1930, to the late William and Alice McRamie Tappan. Marion was a faithful servant of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and entered eternal rest on September 4, 2019.
Marion’s early education began at Immaculate Conception Catholic School and the Richmond County Public School System. He graduated A.R. Johnson High School Class of 1949 and went on to attend Paine College in Augusta, Georgia where he majored in biology. His thirst for knowledge would lead him to advance his education at John Carroll University and Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio and Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York.
On October 14, 1951, Marion married his longtime sweetheart, Cindy Beard; a union that was blessed with three children. Marion and Cindy enjoyed fifty-seven years of holy matrimony that was lived out in both Augusta, Georgia and Cleveland, Ohio….Click here to view Obituary