Marlin was born on April 9, 1938 and passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Marlin was a resident of West Virginia at the time of passing. Mr. Beckner served in the Army National Guard. Marlin was married to Margaret Jane Auskings. Friends will be received Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 12 PM until 1 PM at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home with funeral service at 1 PM with the Rev. J. Edward McDaniels officiating. Burial will follow in the Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon. The Upshur County Honor Guard will provide Military Honors at the graveside service.