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  • "Marv, I'm missing you. Love, AC"
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    - William Harward III
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    - Donna Cleveland
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    - Ann Perkins-Parrott
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1951 - 2012  

"Say a kind word" was the motto that Marvin Scurlock lived by until his passing on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at Potomac Hospital in Woodbridge, VA. A graduate of James Madison University, Marvin pursued graduate studies in Environmental Engineering that led to a career providing safe drinking water to the Washington, DC area. Prior to his service as a water plant operator, Marvin served as a weatherman in the United States Navy on the USS Tripoli.
Marvin will be missed by many, including his two children - Aaron Scurlock and Alysia Thompson; seven grand-children - Ashley, Brian, Josh and Lindsey Scurlock, and Jay, Claire, and Ryan Thompson; brother - Arch Chilton Scurlock, Jr.; five sisters - Susan Scurlock Theiler, Tracey Yonick, Mary (Kiki) Scurlock Adamson, Nancy Collins, Margaret Scurlock, stepmother - Nancy (Morrison) Scurlock; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Marvin was preceded in death by his parents - Arch Chilton Scurlock, founder of Atlantic Research Corporation, and Maurine (Spurbeck) Scurlock.
The family welcomes friends to attend a celebration of Marvin's life on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at the Wakefield Chapel in Annandale, VA with fellowship at 1 pm and funeral service at 2 pm. Parking at 4414 Holborn Road. Marvin will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery in the Spring of 2013. Information at:

Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 21, 2012
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