Obit: Marvin Mickel

Obit: Marvin Mickel

June 23rd, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

KNOXVILLE Marvin Mickel, 77, formerly of Dayton died Friday morning June 21, 2013 in a Knoxville hospital.Marvin was born in Dayton on Feb. 1, 1936 the son of the late George and Elsie (Stinnett) Mickel. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Kenneth Mickel, Clarence Mickel and Clyde Mickell; and his grandson Mark Lambert.Marvin was raised in Dayton and lived most of his life in Cleveland and then Knoxville. As a youngster he attended the White Oak Baptist Church and he was employed as a bookkeeper.Marvin is survived by his three sons, Bobby Mickel, of Huntsville, Ala., Steve Mickel, of Guntersville, Ala., and David Mickel, of Albertville, Ala.; his three daughters, Patricia Smith, of Athens, Janice Lambert, of Cleveland and Aimee Branch, of Jefferson City; six brothers, Felix Mickel, Jimmy Mickel, Bobby Mickel, Ricky Mickel and Sam Mickel all of Dayton and Gene Mickel of Whitwell; ten grandchildren, Brian Mickel, Whitney Payne, Kris Mickel, Somer Mickel, Chance Smith, Maelyn Mickel, Haley Branch, Sarah Branch, Shelby Lambert and Erica Lambert; along with his five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his very special companion, Lois Scruggs of Knoxvillke.Funeral services with military honors will be held today at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Clyde Fitzgerald and the Rev. Bill Ewing officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.Please share your memories of Marvin on his online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends Sunday one hour before the funeral.