Charles E. Marvell, 81, of Patoka, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville. He was born May 17, 1938 in rural Patoka, to the late Eldon and Nora (Speight) Marvell, and then lived in Buckskin and Mackey, where he attended school. He was the owner/operator of Marvell Logging and was also a farmer.
Charles is survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty (Knight) Marvell of Patoka; 3 children, Dennis Marvell of Patoka, Jeff Marvell of Owensville and Carla Fink (Mike) of Oxford, FL; a daughter-in-law, Sharon Marvell of Owensville; 5 grandchildren, Dustin Marvell, Shaylyn Marvell, Aaron Marvell (Katie), Ashtyn Fink and Hayden Fink; 4 great grandchildren, Kayden, Kyle, Evelyn and Elaine; 4 sisters, Jean Mutchman of Arizona, Josephine Caskey of Newburgh, Carolyn Ellerbrook of Patoka and Lucille Pauley of Princeton; a sister-in-law, Ida Marvell of Patoka; also several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Richard Marvell; 3 sisters, Mary Esarey, Martha Trader and Elnora Sollman; 3 brothers, Frank, Grover and Ray Marvell.
A visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2019 with the funeral service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Willie Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Patoka.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be given to Linda E. White Hospice House, 600 Mary Street, Evansville, IN 47710-9985 or at deaconess.com/giving. Envelopes will be available at Colvin's.
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