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Marvin Wade McLendon

May 8, 1942 June 10, 2019
Marvin Wade McLendon
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Marvin Wade McLendon, 77, of Newberry, died Monday, June 10, 2019 at the Veteran’s Victory House in Walterboro, S.C.

Born in Athens, TN on May 8, 1942, he was a son of the late George Abraham and Virginia Grace Wicker McLendon.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War where he served on the USS Bluegill submarine.

Wade was a retired employee of US Foods. He derived much joy from woodworking and had the ability to fix almost anything. And he was gifted in debating, always taking the opposite side.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Sylvia Sable McLendon; his children, Heather McLendon Gomes and her husband, Cliff and Meredith McLendon; grandchildren, Makana Gomes, Melia Gomes, and Pip Wade Watson; and siblings, Janet Black, Judith Kay Boles, and Laura Jean Eames and her husband, Robert.

All are welcome to visit the family at the residence, 2105 Springdale Dr., Newberry, SC.

Graveside funeral service with military honors will be held at 10:00 Am on Thursday July 18, 2019 in Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA.

Memorials are suggested to Veteran’s Victory House, 2461 Sidneys Rd, Walterboro, SC 29488.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.whitakerfuneralhome.com.

Whitaker Funeral Home of Newberry is assisting the family.


Previous Events

Graveside

Thursday

18

Jul

10:00 AM 7/18/2019 10:00:00 AM
Riverside National Cemetery

22495 Van Buren Boulevard
Riverside , CA 92518

Riverside National Cemetery
22495 Van Buren Boulevard Riverside 92518 CA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Riverside National Cemetery Final Resting Place

22495 Van Buren Boulevard
Riverside , CA 92518

22495 Van Buren Boulevard Riverside 92518 CA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Veteran's Victory House

2461 Sidneys Rd.
Walterboro, SC 29488
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