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Obituary: Marvin L. Douglas, Elizabethtown

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Marvin L. Douglas, 78, of Elizabethtown, died at 9:50 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Marvin served in the Navy for four years, then retired as a sergeant from the National Guard after serving 20 years. He was previously employed at Cummins Engine Company, was a business owner and a truck driver.

Marvin was a member of the Moose Lodge and loved bowling.

The Rev. Tim Douglas will conduct a funeral service at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with calling from 2 p.m. until service time.

Memorial contributions may be made to Horizon House.

Born in Decatur County, Oct. 13, 1935, Marvin was the son of Sam Douglas and Elizabeth Stroup Douglas. He married Annie M. Waltermire June 16, 1962.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Dale (Cathy) Thompson of Indiana; daughters, Lisa (Wendel) Wisely of Bloomington, IN, Lynn Douglas of Scipio, IN, and Teri Douglas of Indianapolis, IN; brothers, George Douglas, Tom Douglas and Sam Douglas, all of Indiana; five grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents: and brothers, Lloyd Douglas, Norman Douglas, Turner Douglas, Paul Douglas and Herbie Douglas.

You may view his video tribute after 2 p.m. Wednesday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet.


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