Marcus Ray Cary, affectionately known as “Hook,” was born Aug. 12, 1949 in Minden to the union of the late Kinlock Cary Jr and Ruth Warren Cary. He was the third of six children.
Marcus accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at St. Rest Baptist Church in Minden.
Marcus was a proud graduate of the Webster High School Class of 1968. After graduation, he served his country in the United States Navy. Following in his father’s footsteps, he began working for L&A and KCS Railroad Company.