Marvin Beach, 88 of Wheatcroft, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Morganfield Nursing and Rehab in Morganfield.

Marvin was born in Wheatcroft on November 25, 1930 to the late John Guy and Floella Beach.

He was in the United States Army.

Marvin who was known as "The Bubble Gum Man" enjoyed attending Webster County, Middle School and ABA ball games.

He is preceded in death by his first wife Dot Beach in 2007.

Survivors include his wife Beverly of Wheatcroft 3 daughters Becky Durban (Jerry) of Clay, Sandy Jiles and Missy Hosford both of Olney, IL 1 step-daughter Christa 1 son Leslie "Bubby" Beach of Morganfield and 1 step-son David 2 sisters Betty Wilson of Sebree and Margaret Foster (Frankie) of Wheatcroft 9 grandchildren 2 step-grandchildren 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM at Grace Baptist Church in Clay Friday, November 1, 2019 with Brother Ronnie Gibson officiating. Burial will be in Rocksprings Cemetery in Wheatcroft. Visitation will be Thursday, October 31, 2019 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Grace Baptist Church and 9:00 AM til service time on Friday at the church.

Vanover Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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