Obituary: Marvin Hathcock

Marvin H. Hathcock age 71, of Friendship, passed away on Monday, February 14, 2022, in the V. A. Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born March 15, 1950, to Cecil Magnus and Etta Faye Bosley Hathcock. Marvin was a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.

Marvin was a Master Brick Mason by trade, a member of the Malvern Bricklayer’s Local Union, and a very hard worker. He was loved by anyone that worked with him. He enjoyed hunting, trapping, and telling jokes and stories. Marvin was a lifelong cartoonist and enjoyed writing humorous songs and poems. He was a father figure to many kids and a mentor to many young adults. He loved his Lord and Savior and his family very much.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors are his wife of fifty-two years, Sandra Hathcock; his children, Melanie Jackson and husband, Chris, of Antioch, Cecil Hathcock and wife, Lucretia, Stephanie Fowler and husband, Josh all of Friendship; seven grandchildren, Samantha Crow, Alec Crow, Spenser Jackson, Connor Jackson, Hunter Hathcock, Kelton Fowler and Larson Fowler; one great-granddaughter, Crystalyn Jewel; two sisters, Malinda Hathcock Clark and husband, Steve of Friendship and Betty Hathcock Irvin and husband, Glen of Magnet Cove.

Visitation will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Service will follow at 2 p.m. with Darrell Morrison, Billy Bosley, and Josh Stacy officiating. Burial will be in Gilchrist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Raymond Jones III, Brad Morrison, Roger Treadway, Randy Morrison, Daymond House and James Bosley. Honorary pallbearers are Alec Crow, Kelton Fowler, Hunter Hathcock, Connor Jackson, and Larson Fowler.

The family would like to express their gratitude and thanks to the Little Rock V. A. Medical Center Palliative Care Unit for their excellent care.

Memorials may be made to Gilchrist Cemetery Fund 1706 Dogwood Dr. Malvern, AR. 72104 or to Friendship Missionary Baptist Church 85 Church St, Friendship, AR. 71923.

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