Marvin Thomas

Hamilton County

Marvin Hubert Thomas, 84, lifelong resident of Hixson, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013. He was born in Hickman, Tenn., and was raised in Murfreesboro. Marvin was a graduate of Walter Hill High School and Middle Tennessee State University with a BS in Chemistry. He also was a certified document examiner (Graph Analyst). Marvin was a Master Sargent in the US Army and Army National Guard. He had a 30 year career as a pharmaceutical representative with Ciba-Geigy. Marvin was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church. He loved spending time at his farm, traveling in their motor home and fishing. As a skilled artist, he enjoyed painting many of the images he encountered in his travels. Marvin was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. Marvin was loved by many and will be missed dearly.He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Robbie Thomas; brothers, Roy Thomas and Ralph Thomas.Survivors include his wife, Marjorie S. Thomas; daughters, Joan M. (Robert) Arp and Nina K. (Greg) Pomeroy; sons, Barry L. (Etta) Thomas and David N. (Dareitha) Thomas; grandchildren, Jarod Floyd, Lindsey Robertson, Jennifer Granberry, Katie Pomeroy, Christy Pomeroy, Abbey Pomeroy, Collin Thomas and Trent Thomas; great-grandchildren, Faith Floyd, Jason, Floyd, Justis Floyd, Jayden Floyd, Jacob Granberry, Justin Granberry and Jaclyn Granberry; sister, Bobbie Jean Ross; brothers, Randall Thomas and Nathan Thomas; several nieces and nephews.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Care Center, 2626 Walker Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Bill Harvey officiating. Graveside services for family will be held following the service.Visit to share condolences.Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today and 1-2 p.m. Thursday at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

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