Mr. James “Jim” Joseph Marvel Sr., 68, of Exmore, died on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born March 5, 1951, in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Joseph Edwin Marvel and the late Doris Anne Townsend Marvel.
Mr. Marvel was a 1969 graduate of Pocomoke High School. He worked for many years as a research farm manager for Perdue. After his retirement, he worked for Cherrystone Campground and A&N Electric. He was an active member of the Exmore Moose Lodge #683.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Marvel is preceded in death by a brother, Bob Marvel, and a sister, Joanne Lynch.
Mr. Marvel is survived by his son, James “Jimmy” Marvel Jr., of Salisbury, and his fiancée, Catherine “Kitty” Morthland and her daughter and granddaughter, Rae Ann Nelson and Jillian Brenneman. He is also survived by two nieces, Kim Lynch and Debbie Marvel; two nephews, Bob Marvel and Eddie Lynch; a brother-in-law, Harvey Lynch; and several other family members.
A memorial service and Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at 6 p.m., at Lynnehaven Baptist Church, 1200 Lynnehaven Dr., Pocomoke City, MD 21851, with Pastor Rob Welsh officiating.