Marvin Purcell, Jan. 17, 1923 — May 10, 2014, of Ashland

Sunday, May 11, 2014 | 7:02 p.m. CDT

Marvin Purcell of Ashland passed away May 10, 2014 at Boone Hospital in Columbia. He was 91 years old.

Marvin was born January 17, 1923 in Ashland, the son of Lloyd and Ellen Estes Purcell. He married Myrtle Holzhauser on June 12, 1948 in Ashland and she survives. He retired in 1984 in construction as a Union Laborer. Marvin was a member of the Methodist Church in Ashland.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday May 13, 2014 at New Salem Cemetery in Ashland.

Survivors include his wife, Myrtle of Ashland; one son, Mike Purcell (Nita Ruth) of Ashland; one sister, Marvalee Crump of Ashland; grandchildren, Mike Purcell Jr, Byron and Stephanie Cossairt; one great grandchild, Attichus.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions are suggested to the Methodist Church Building fund in care of the family.

Arrangements under the direction of Robinson Funeral Home in Ashland.

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