SALISBURY, Md. - Robert L. Marvel, 71, of Salisbury, died September 19, 2012. Born on September 15, 1941, he was the son of the late Joseph E. and Doris Marvel. Mr. Marvel was a member of the N. American Hunt Club; his memberships also included, Red Men's Lodge for over 45 years, founding member of the Possum Stompers Hunt Club, former member of the Shoreman Hunt Club and Ducks Unlimited. He coached Fruitland Little League for more than 10 years and coached 2 championship teams. Retiring from Schmidt Bakery formerly Sweetheart bakery working as a salesman and a supervisor. He was a member of the class of 1959, graduating in 1960 from Wicomico High School. He loved the outdoors especially hunting and fishing. Making people laugh and smile was most important to him aside from his family. He was a devoted husband, father, brother and friend.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Lorraine Culver Marvel; children, Attorney, Robert L. Marvel Jr. and his wife, Connie of Salisbury and Debbie Marvel and her companion, Gorman Parker; brother, James Joseph Marvel and his companion, Kitty Northland of Exmore, Virginia; sister, Joanne Lynch and her husband, Harvey of Pocomoke City, MD; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joyce and Mervyn Townsend and Clyde Culver and his wife, Nadine of Trappe, MD; nieces and nephews, Kevin Culver and his wife, Suzan of Owensboro, KY, Steve Culver and his wife, Judann of Trappe, MD, Kimberly Smullen and her husband, Clint of Franklin, TN, Eddie Lynch of Pocomoke City, James Joseph Marvel Jr. of Salisbury and several great nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his faithful companions and special dogs, Prissy and Roscoe.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Holloway Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service. Donations may be made in his memory to Wicomico County Relay for Life, 1315 Mt. Hermon Rd., Salisbury, MD 21804 or the Fruitland Little League, Fruitland Little League, Attn: Mike Murphy—Treasurer, PO Box 195, Fruitland MD 21826.