Marvin Russell Weaver, 85, of Salem, Arkansas, passed away, Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Arkansas.
He was born in Darlove, Mississippi on September 22, 1932, son of the late Steve Henry and Ellen Drusilla (Carnes) Weaver. Marvin spent his life as a loving son, brother, husband, father and friend. He was united in marriage to Lorene Langston on June 5, 1999 in Imboden, Arkansas. Marvin served our country in the United States Army. During his working years he worked for Heinz in the boiler room. Marvin was a member of Salem First Baptist Church. He enjoyed golfing at the Cherokee Village and Horseshoe Bend golf courses, where he won many tournaments and had a hole in one. Marvin enjoyed fishing, traveling, playing dominos and cards and motorcycles. When working in Pennsylvania he would ride his motorcycle to work.
Marvin is survived by his wife, Lorene Weaver of Salem, Arkansas; step-children, Jan Cantrell and husband James of Salem, Arkansas and Debby Cone of Colombia, Missouri; step-grandchildren, Shawn Cone of Searcy, Arkansas, Brandon Cantrell of Round Rock, Texas and Shane Cone of Memphis, Tennessee; step great grandchild, Shawna Beth Cone; sisters, Merle Henry, Nancy Schaedel and husband Joe and Lola Jean Waldrup and brothers, Albert Weaver and wife Bobbi and Edwin Weaver and wife Joan.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gearldine Weaver; parents, Steve and Ellen Weaver; one sister and six brothers.
Memorial service will be Sunday, April 22, 2018 beginning at 2:00 PM with Bro. John Hodges and Bro. Tom Doty officiating at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas.
Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, Arkansas.