June 15, 1938 - September 22, 2012
Marvin McElroy, born June 15, 1938, went to be with the Lord on September 22, 2012 at the age of 74. Born in El Paso, Texas, Marvin served in the Navy, and was stationed in Astoria, OR. After leaving the Navy, he returned to El Paso where he was a firefighter and met the love of his life, Marsha. Marvin became co-owner of Kessel's Industrial Supply Company where he worked until his retirement in 2002. He and Marsha then relocated to Oregon City, OR where he could enjoy his passions of hunting and fishing. Marvin's pleasure came from helping others, and he devoted many hours to his church, whether it was helping to build homes in Guatemala or simply greeting everyone at the front door on Sunday morning. He enjoyed sharing his love of the outdoors with friends and family and took pride in being a tour guide for anyone that would come to visit. Marvin never met a stranger and was loved and respected by all who knew him. Marvin leaves behind his wife, Marsha; daughter, Liz Shumpes and her husband, Skip; Diane McElroy; Lucy Paris and her husband Riley; son Marvin McElroy, Jr. and his wife Beth; Chris Haddad and his wife Jennifer; Wayne McElroy and his wife Beth; David McElroy and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and his first wife, Diane. He was preceded in death by his parents, Anna and Sturgeon McElroy, his brother Craig McElroy and his daughter, Nancy McElroy. Marsha and her family invite you to a Celebration of Marvin McElroy's Life, Wednesday, September 26th at 11:00 a.m. We will gather at Oregon City United Methodist Church, 18955 South End Road, Oregon City, OR 97045. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Oregon City United Methodist Church. Credit card donations by phone can be made by calling Holman-Hankins Bowker & Waud Funeral Services at 503- 656-2661.A light lunch and reception will follow the service.
Marvin McElroy, born June 15, 1938, went to be with the Lord on September 22, 2012 at the age of 74. Born in El Paso, Texas, Marvin served in the Navy, and was stationed in Astoria, OR. After leaving the Navy, he returned to El Paso where he... View Obituary & Service Information
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