In Memory

Marvin Ellington - Class Of 1972

Marvin Ellington

Marvin E. Ellington
1953 - 2018

 

 

Marvin Eugene Ellington
( March 10, 1953 - January 18, 2018 )
Marvin Eugene Ellington went home to
his Lord and Savior Thursday, January
18, 2018 at the age of 64. Funeral
Services for Marvin will be Saturday,
January 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the
Avoca Methodist Church with Rev.
Dennis Huffaker officiating. Burial will
follow in Spring Creek Cemetery at
Avoca, Texas under the direction of Tankersley Funeral Home of
Stamford, Texas. Marvin entered his eternal home
Marvin was born in Richmond, VA on March 10, 1953 to Harold and
Grace (Hyde) Ellington. Being reared in a military home Marvin lived in
numerous places and attend several schools prior to graduating from
Yokota High School near Tokyo Japan in 1972. He attended college in
Laredo, Texas. He became a resident of Stamford in 1991.
Marvin had the heart of a faithful servant; he was a generous man
devoted to helping others with no expectations of them having to return
his kindness. He was a faithful member of the Avoca Methodist Church
where he ran the sound system for their services. Marvin’s family
members were blessed recipients of his kindness which also carried over
to his beloved pets. Marvin worked for the City of Stamford at the water
plant. He also enjoyed working as an auto mechanic and “tinkering” with
cars. Marvin would lend a helping hand to anyone who needed their
automobile worked on. Marvin was preceded in death by his parents and 1 sister, Evelyn Louise
Lange.
Survivors include 2 sisters, Janet Almaraz of Stamford, TX, Brenda
Ellington of Spring, TX; 1 brother Harold F. Ellington and wife
Guadalupe of Laredo, TX, 3 nieces, 4 nephews and a host of other family,
friends and his beloved pets.