Marvin D. Wilson, 84, Greens Fork, went to heaven on May 16, 2020, from the comfort of his home.
He was born on Oct. 4, 1935, in Wayne County to Horace and Frances (Fouts) Wilson.
Marvin graduated from Greens Fork High School in 1953 and International Barber and Journeyman School in Indianapolis in 1955.
He was an active barber for 64 years, retiring due to health issues on Feb. 29, 2020.
He received the Nettle Creek Good Friend and Neighbor Award in 2005.
He was a lifelong member of Sugar Grove Community Church, serving as an elder, Sunday School teacher, official board member and cemetery treasurer for many years.
He enjoyed visiting with his many friends and farming.
Survivors include his wife Freida (Clifton) of 61 years; two daughters Ona (Greg) Friar of Indianapolis and Andrea (Jeff) Wysong of Columbia City. Seven grandchildren, Natalie Friar, Darren (Emily) Friar, Joel (Jolene) Friar, Emma Friar (fiancé Andrew Chupp), Ethan (Kinsey) Wysong, Thad (Shawna) Wysong and Bonnie (Adrian) Chupp. Two great-granddaughters, Taryn and Brooklyn Wysong. A sister, Frieda (Dan) Dunlavy, Brother-in-law Rex (Carolyn) Clifton, sister-in-law Fay Ann Martin.
He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers-in-law, Don Newcomer and Paul Martin.
Visitation with social distancing will be Saturday, May 23 from 12:00 – 3:00 at Sugar Grove Community Church.
Pastor Adam Rinehart will conduct a private family service to follow.
As per Marvin’s request, memorials may be made to Sugar Grove Cemetery Fund, 6404 Sugar Grove Rd., Greens Fork, IN 47345.