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Marvin Lee BuellJuly 28, 1930 ~ September 6, 2017 (age 87)
Marvin Lee Buell went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the age of 87 years. Marvin was born in Miltonvale, Kansas on July 28, 1930 to Marvin Graham Buell and Grace Elizabeth (Sommers) Buell. He was the third child and had two older sisters.
Marvin is preceded in death by his wife, his parents, two sisters, and one son, Daniel Isac Buell.
Marvin has two living children: Kim Buell Fields and Jonathan Marcus Buell. Kim and her husband Bob live in Greenville, Texas and Jonathan and wife Laura Buell live in the Wilson community near Henryetta.
Marvin has five grandchildren: Christopher Buell of Wilson community (Henryetta), Nick and Monica and two great grandchildren, Sarah Buell of Wilson Community, Emma and Colton of the Wilson community (Henryetta), Cody Lee Fields of Austin, Texas, and Kimberly Noel (Fields) Fugitt and Brett Fugitt of Greenville, Texas
Marvin married Fannie May Buckman on March 21, 1957. They had been married for 60 years when he passed. Marvin was a retired Pastor and Missionary for the Church of the Nazarene. Marvin and Fannie traveled to many Spanish speaking countries spreading the word of God to others. They were missionaries to Old Mexico and the Panama Canal Zone. Their children Jonathan and Kim were born and raised on the mission field while they served in the Panama Canal Zone.
Marvin served in the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War. Marvin earned a bachelor's degree in ministry from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts. Marvin was a Pastor, a missionary, and a bus driver for the school in Kentucky. Marvin has been a Sunday School teacher for many years, the Elderly Chaplain, and provided many other various church related duties.
Hobbies that Marvin enjoyed included using his ham radio while on the mission field to relay messages to the United States. He enjoyed his family most, especially when having fun with grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Marvin will be missed by many. He was a strong man of God and walked a daily Christian lifestyle. He ministered to all on a daily basis.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Integrity Funeral Service in Henryetta, OK. Viewing will be held Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 2:00pm until 8:00pm at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 2:00pm at the Church of the Nazarene, 711 North Okmulgee in Okmulgee, OK with Pastor Dale Fillmore officiating. Pallbearers will be Chris Buell, Nick Buell, Erick Ringgold, Harold Dunn, John Stedman and Bret Fugitt. Honorary bearers are Ron Summers and Cody Fields.