Grover Marvell, 73, passed away Monday, September 21, 2009 at Gibson General Hospital in Princeton. He was born September 9, 1936 in Hazleton. Grover was a farmer most of his life and retired from Gibco Trucking as a coal bucket driver. Grover played a big role in the lives of all those he touched, for his willingness to give and help others.

Survived by his wife of 38 years, Aida Marvell; a daughter, Arllette (Bill) Cox of Patoka; a foster son, Leonard (Sylvia) Parrales of Evansville; six sisters, Mary Esarey and Carolyn Ellerbrook of Mackey, Jean Mutchman of Oakland City, Josephine (Duane) Caskey of Newburgh, Martha Trader of Princeton and Lucille Pauley of Francisco; one brother, Charles(Betty)Marvell of Patoka; sisters-in-law, Georgia Marvell of Mackey and Juanita Marvell of Princeton; cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews; and dear friends, Mariella Hull and Richard (Didier) Means.

Grover was preceded in death by his dad and mom, Eldon C. Marvell in 1959 and Nora (Speight) Marvell in 1985; one sister, Elnora Sollman in 1962; two brothers, Ray Marvell in 1969 and Frank Marvell in 1997; one baby brother died at birth; one niece, Janet Schumacher in 1985 and a nephew, Richard Marvell in 1992.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, September 25, 2009 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, officiated by Roger Cazzell. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday at Colvin Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Patoka.