Jeffrey Daniel Marler
Leicester - Jeffrey Daniel Marler, 25, of Leicester, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013.
Jeffrey was born December 30, 1987 in Buncombe County and had resided in Hickory before returning to Leicester to make his home for the past six years. He had served in the United States Army and was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hickory. He was employed by Wells Company, Inc. of Leicester. Jeff loved life and also loved his dogs and he was truly blessed was a host of friends who shall miss him deeply.
He was preceded in death by his father, Terry Marler; his maternal grandfather, Billy Pierce; and his paternal grandfather, Eugene Marler.
Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Wanda Pierce Chavez and Florencio Chavez of Hickory; maternal grandmother, Joyce Pierce of Leicester; paternal grandmother, Belva Marler of Leicester; his fiancee', Elizabeth Wright of Leicester; sisters, Tera Rice (Robert) of Leicester and Jessica Chavez of Charlotte; a twin brother, James Marler (Brittany) of Leicester and also a brother, Dylan Marler of Marshall; aunts, Tracie Medford and Angie Boyd (Keith); uncles, David Crowe (Linda), Steve Crowe (Veronica) and Joe Pierce (Michelle) and also three nieces, Haley, Heidi and Hope.
A funeral service will be held at 8:00 pm Friday, June 21, 2013 in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral Home. The Reverend Bill Brown will be officiating. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral from 6:00 until 8:00 pm prior to the funeral service.
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Marler family.