GARNER - Marvin Leroy Walston Jr., 71, died suddenly Sunday from a brain hemorrhage at Wake Medical Center. Born Oct. 28, 1941, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired from All Crane. He was a kind and gentle man, a devoted, loving husband and father and an adoring grandfather. He will be missed by all who knew him.
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Funeral service will be 6 p.m. Wednesday at Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel, Garner. The family will receive friends following the service. Burial will be private.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Glenda Quinn Walston; daughters, Laura Brewer Thompson, Jody Quinn Gardner and husband, Ricky, Angela Quinn Medlin and husband, Leonard, Donna Quinn Hunter and husband, Mike; son, Michael Quinn and wife, Shelli; grandchildren, Harley Brewer, Christopher Brewer, Jenna Gardner Flowers and husband, Randall, Sydney Medlin, Wyatt Medlin, Justin Quinn and Hayden Hunter; siblings, Van Peaden and wife, Rita, Pattie Walston, Kay Peaden Williams and husband, Donald; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Leroy Walston Sr. and Mary Peaden Walston; his adoptive parents, William Peaden and Josephine Walston Peaden; siblings, Bobbie Walston, William Walston and Nan Babcock.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church, 1420 Carolina Pines Ave., Raleigh, NC 27603.
Condolences may be made to bryan-leefuneralhome.com.
Published in The Daily Reflector on Apr. 2, 2013