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Marvin AndrewsMarvin E. Andrews, 76, of Nixa passed away on Monday, September 21, 2020, just one day short of his 77th birthday. Marvin was born on September 22, 1943 in Gary, IN; the son of Perry and Helen (Ginder) Andrews. He served proudly in the US Navy from 1964-1970 and retired from Midwest Steel in Portage, IN in 2001 after 40 years of service. Marvin enjoyed fishing and poker with his siblings, children, nieces, and nephews and was almost never seen without his trademark navy cap on his head. He was also an active member of the Ozark Senior Center where he made many friends in his later years and volunteered working their senior breakfasts in the kitchen when his health allowed. He is survived by one daughter, Lora (Seth) Andrews-Lindblom of Illinois; one granddaughter Kira and daughter-in-law Shari Andrews-Stiglich of Indiana; sisters Wanda Mason of Indiana; Mary Kay (Joe) Kucan of Indiana; and Victoria (Kenneth) Cecil of Washington; one sister-in-law, Lee (Ken) Madura of Branson West; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cherished friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings: Shirley Andrews, Ann Hughes, Lorene (Don) Pitcher, and Charles (Joyce) Andrews. He was widowed 2 times; by his first wife Carolyn in 1996 and second wife Linda in 2009. He was also preceded in death by his daughter Tina and son Burton. Cremation rites have been accorded for Marvin and a Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Adams Funeral Home in Ozark. Friends and relatives are invited to a Visitation with the family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home from 5:00-6:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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Shari Andrews-Stiglich Oct 1 2020 12:00 AM
Sincere condolences to the family, I met Marvin Andrews at the Ozarks senior center and he was a joy to be around always made me laugh.
Margo Hume Sep 26 2020 12:00 AM
he was a great uncle and he was funny at times
raymond hughes Sep 26 2020 12:00 AM
He was a sweet funny man that always put people at ease. Playing bingo and having breakfast at Senior Citizens will always be remembered. He was a funny. I work at Mercy and would visit him when I could. God's got you now. He's Lucky.
Ann Davis Sep 26 2020 12:00 AM
marvin will be missed.wish i could have talked to him before his passing.you will be loved and missed.
mark andrews Sep 25 2020 12:00 AM
When you married my sister Linda you really married into our family, Kenny Molly Keegan Matt Brianne Madi Chloe Emma and Ken & Lee. At first we didn't know how to take your sense of humor but soon learn how funny you were. My sister said she warned you about the families version of "Happy Birthday ". Wish I had a picture of your face when we sang. After that initiation you were in. We have had so many happy memories too numerous to mention. You were such a loving and kind husband to my sister and I was so grateful to you for that. You blessed our family Thank you for coming into our lives. Loving Lee
Lee Madura Sep 25 2020 12:00 AM
Lit a candle in memory of Marvin Andrews
Coy Meza Sep 24 2020 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Marvin Andrews
Coy Meza Sep 24 2020 12:00 AM
I'm so sorry Lorain Pitcher our thoughts are with you at this trying time. Mr and Mrs Melvin Pitcher
patti Pitcher Sep 24 2020 12:00 AM