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Marvin Abshire
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1941
Death: Feb. 1, 2014

Marvin Abshire passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2014, in North Carolina, where he was living. He was born on December 18, 1941, the son of the late Thomas J. "Jack" Abshire and Irene O. Abshire. Marvin was a retired carpenter. Even after his retirement, he still loved to make any and everything he could from wood. There are a lot of pieces still around to carry on his workmanship. Since his stroke in 2006, he has lived with his daughter, Hope, where he thoroughly enjoyed all his grandkids. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean King-Abshire; brother, Roger Abshire; sons, Jeff Abshire and Marvin E. Abshire Jr. He is survived by daughters, Hope Abshire, Julie O'Shields, Misty Dawn Gillenwater; and son Jackson Abshire; and step-children, Beth Roadcap and husband, Buck, Dale King and wife, Judy, and Steve King; brother, Woodrow Abshire and his wife, Evelyn; and sister, Pansy Smith and her husband, Don; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and a very special friend, Shirley Graham. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, February 7, 2014, at McDow Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Glen Holman officiating. Interment will follow at Augusta Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Woodrow Abshire, Don Smith, Stacy Todd, Dale King, Steve King and Dustin Roadcap. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and family attending the service. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 6, 2014, at the funeral home. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.mcdowfuneralhomeinc.com 
 
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 Spouse:
  Doris Jean King Abshire (1935 - 2005)
 
Burial:
Augusta Memorial Park
Waynesboro
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Shirley
Record added: Feb 05, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 124651195
Marvin Abshire
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