Mann, Marvin Dennis

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Marvin Dennis Mann, age 68, of Cashmere, WV, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA. He was born October 7, 1952, at Princeton, WV, and was the son of the late Emmett G. and Nellie Spangler Mann.

Marvin was raised in Ballard, WV. He was a 1970 graduate of Peterstown High School. He proudly served his Country in the U.S. Army. He was a past member of the Peterstown Volunteer Fire Department and the Peters Mountain Antique Tractor Association. Marvin worked at the Celanese Plant in Narrows, VA until his retirement in 2009.

Marvin enjoyed his retirement life. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Most folks that knew him, were familiar with his kind, friendly, and funny demeanor. They would also know of his recycling abilities with scrap metals, copper, and aluminum. Often you could find him riding side-saddle on his four-wheeler along the back roads picking up aluminum cans, and if someone stopped to talk to him, he would always hold a can up and tell them, “this one right here will put me over a million pounds” and then he’d just laugh. He loved his family and friends, and he knew they all loved him as well. Marvin loved the Lord and was a member of the Ballard First Missionary Baptist Church in Ballard, WV, where he also served as a Trustee.

Survivors include, his loving wife of 44 years, Judy Jarvis Mann of Cashmere, WV; two sons, Todd D. Mann of Roanoke, VA, and Kenny W. Mann and wife Angie of Greenville, WV; two brothers, Ronnie Mann and wife Judy of Peterstown, WV, and Glenn Mann and wife Linda of Princeton, WV; sister-in-law, Janet Dixon and husband Wayne of Ballard, WV; brother-in-law, Johnny Jarvis and wife Donna of PA; five granddaughters, Brianna, Brooklyn, Hannah B., Haleigh, and Hannah G.; one grandson, Emmett Grant Mann; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 19, 2021, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel in Peterstown, WV, with Pastor Tim Sanderson officiating. Burial will follow in Orchard Cemetery at Ballard, WV, where the WV Honor Guard will conduct Military Honors. The Family will receive friends Friday, February 19, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. until time of the service at the funeral home. Jim Thomas, Mark Waldron, Rusty Agee, Wayne Dixon, Sam Shires, and Mike Dixon will serve as Pallbearers. David King, Keith Spangler, Keith Boggess, Wayne Sibold, Phil Clark, Joe Thompson, Junior Wickline, Bob Hodges, and Bill Conway will serve as Honorary Pallbearers. The Mann Family would like to send a special “thank you” out to Phil and Phillip Shrewsbury and Family and the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home staff, James “Richie” Holliday, II, the staff of Groves-Mann Funeral Home, and to all of our funeral home colleagues, staffs, and families that have helped out or reached out to us to see that our needs were met during this difficult time. We are very appreciative of you all.

The family suggests memorial donations in honor of Marvin’s life, be made to the Ballard First Missionary Baptist Church in c/o Nellie Wickline P.O. Box 98 Lindside, WV 24951, The Sports of Monroe at 280 Walnut Ridge Road Peterstown, WV 24963, or to your local Fire Departments.

Due to the regulations associated with COVID-19 and the WV Governor’s mandate, those attending the services shall wear a mask and practice social distancing. Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.