Marvin Junior Wolfenbarger, age 85, of Mena, Arkansas died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at his home. He was born on Thursday, May 12, 1932 to Marvin Driggers and Pearl Leona Foster in Eagleton, Arkansas.
Marvin served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He believed in setting goals in life and he achieved them. One of Marvin’s passions was working on and restoring old cars and he was very proud of his accomplishments. He also loved traveling and deeply cared for his family and friends. Marvin worked for the Dale Rodgers’ Family businesses for over 70 years before retiring. His hobbies included woodworking, maintaining his home, and spending time with his grandchildren. Marvin was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, great grandfather, and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather, Benjamin Foster; and one sister, Elzina Prather.
Marvin is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Mary Sue Wolfenbarger of Mena; one son and daughter in law, Kevin and Camilla Wolfenbarger of Mena; one daughter, Treva Wolfenbarger of Mena; one brother and sister in law, Dean and Beth Foster of Russellville; three grandchildren, Klaressa Hobbs of Mena, Dara Hensley of Hawaii, and Nick Wolfenbarger of Mena; three great grandchildren, Kriton Hobbs, Phoenix Hobbs, and Dexter Hensley; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena with Stokes Herod officiating. Interment will following at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Mena. A visitation will be held Friday, June 9, 2017 from 6-8 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena.
Pallbearers will be Jay Quillin, Robert Quillin, Nathan Howard, Nick Wolfenbarger, Nick Kent, and Tim Fagan. Honorary Pallbearer will be Ralph Wiles.
Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com