MALLORY, W.Va. — Earl Glenn McGarvey, 74, of Mallory, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, June 23, at his home following a long battle with cancer.
Born November 12, 1937, at Cleveland, Ohio, he was a son of the late Earl Glenn and Dorothy Clark McGarvey. Also preceding him in death was a sister, Maddie McGarvey, and a brother, Wallace McGarvey.
Earl was a disabled veteran and retired mechanic of the White Motor Truck Corp. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to many.
Survivors include his loving wife of 41 years Helen Marie McGarvey; four daughters: Melissa (Thurman) Burns of Mallory, Sandy (Kenneth B.) Adkins and Carol (Steve) Adkins, both of Cyclone, and Sheila (Walter) Rakes of Davin; son, Darrel McGarvey of Michigan; two brothers, William McGarvey of Arizona, and Edward McGarvey of Ohio; 10 grandchildren: Sarah McGarvey, Ronnie McGarvey, Matthew Burns and April McGarvey, all of Mallory, Brandon (Kim) Adkins, Sandra (James) Harrison, Brandie Adkins, Steve (Connie) Adkins and Jessica (Chad) Adkins, all of Cyclone, and Kayla (Joey) Ratliff of Greenup, Ky.; nine great-grandchildren and two more on the way, and a host of other loving family and friends.
Visitation and services will be conducted from 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 29, at the Davin Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Tomblin officiating. In keeping with Earl’s wishes, his remains will be cremated.
Condolences may be left at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.
Special thanks to the Stafford Family Funeral Home for their compassion and understanding for the family.