Marvin C. Winslow

Marvin C. Winslow

Suffolk, VA
05.13.1932 - 01.26.2018
Suffolk, VA

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

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R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory
S, VA 23434
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Oakland Christian Church
5641 Godwin Blvd.
Suffolk, VA 23432
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Ella Mae & Elizabeth, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Will hold you in my heart & prayers. Dorothy Cooper

Dorothy Cooper

To the Winslow family I am so sorry to hear Marvin passed. I worked with him at the shipyard for many years and he was a kind gentle soul who was great to work with. Prayers to all of you.

Peggy Tyminski

Ella Mae, Liz, Bo and Family.... I am so sorry for your loss and know this must be a very difficult time for you. Just want you all to know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Mr. Winslow had a wonderful family and that speaks volumes about the kind of husband, father and grandfather he was.

Arlene Palmer

Liz and family, I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Winslow. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Sheri Jett

Liz and Family, So sorry to learn of your father,s passing. He was a good man and loved by all. Hold fast to all the wonderful memories and know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Joan and Johnny Minter , Port Charlotte, Florida

Joan and Johnny Minter

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