Marvin C. Winslow
Marvin C. Winslow went to be with the Lord on January 26, 2018. He was predeceased by his parents Ernest Calvin Winslow and Nina Alexandria Rountree; and son Marvin Caleb (Chip) Winslow, Jr. He is also predeceased by his brothers and sisters, Jesse G. Winslow, Stella M. Winslow, Pleasant “Polly” W. McBride, Preston C. Winslow, Louis T. Winslow, Millard T. Winslow, Ernest “Aleck” Winslow, and Bettie W. Bunch.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Ella Mae Winslow; daughter Elizabeth Keith Russell and husband James Forehand Russell, Jr.(Bo); grandchildren Alexandria Kate Russell and James Forehand Russell III; sister Emily W. Powell and husband Russell; sister-in-law Helen Winslow; many devoted nieces and nephews and a special godson Jay Saunders.
Marvin was retired after 48 years as a Master Ship Builder from Newport News Ship Yard. He served in the Virginia National Guard, was a United States Army Veteran, was a past member of Chuckatuck Ruritan Club, a lifetime member of Chuckatuck Fire Department, worked the Suffolk voting polls for over 50 years and was a member of Oakland Christian Church.
Marvin loved his family and was a friend to many…He was a wonderful role model to his children and grandchildren.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 AM on Monday, January, 29, 2018 at Oakland Christian Church, 5641 Godwin Blvd, Suffolk VA 23432 with Rev. Wayne Gardner officiating. Burial will follow at Holly Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 3 to 4:30 at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk, VA 23434.
The family would like to thank the caregivers at Lake Prince Skilled Care Unit and Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care. Memorial donations may be made to Oakland Christian Church, New Building Fund, PO Box 2008, Suffolk VA 23432. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.
R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory
509 W. WASHINGTON STREET
S, VA 23434
Oakland Christian Church
5641 Godwin Blvd.
Suffolk, VA 23432