Marvin Lee Reed, age 67, 2523 East 41st St., passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014 at the Erie Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was the son of the late Lenora Philpot and James Reed.
Marvin retired from the Army as a SGT 1st Class after 20 years of service. He came to Erie in 2003 coming from Tampa, Florida. Marvin was a former member of the New Zion Baptist Church of Ogden, Utah. He loved music, playing cards, church, politics, and most of all serving his country.
Besides his mother and father he was preceded in death by six brothers; Fred Rich Stokes, Harry Stokes, John Stokes, Donald Reed, King Harvovy, and Julius Rowell, two sisters; Billie Ruth Andrews and Gwendolyn Fredricks.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Gwendella Reed, four sons; Marvin Snow of Jacksonville, Fla., Marcus White of San Jose, Calif., Marcus and Shawn Reed of Erie, Pa.; one daughter Lucidean King of Jacksonville, Fla.; one brother Carl (Connie) Reed of Waycross, Ga.; two sisters; Janet Bell and Lanore (Calvin) Philpot both of Jacksonville, Fla.; six grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Friends may visit the family at the Law Funeral Home, 2926 Pine Ave. Tuesday, February 18, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm. Interment in Jacksonville National Cemetery. Erie Funeralization by Law Funeral Home, 2926 Pine Avenue, Jacksonville funeral services provided by Holmes Glover Solomon Funeral Directors, Inc., 4334 Brentwood Avenue, Jacksonville, Fla.
Published in the Erie Times-News on Feb. 18, 2014
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